... ...
Home / Local News / Tension In Cross River Community As Herdsmen Kill Farmer (Read)

Tension In Cross River Community As Herdsmen Kill Farmer (Read)

Unknown Fulani herdsman has allegedly stabbed a farmer to death in Yala local government area of Cross River state.

Following the tragic incident, residents teamed up to chase away the herdsman.

A resident, Pastor Emmanuel Ezama said the deceased farmer confronted the Fulani herdsman over the destruction of his farm land, adding that in return, “the Fulani herdsman stabbed him to death.”

READ ALSO  Buhari Bows To Pressure, Orders Sale Of 2 Private Jets | Nigerians React

In a retaliation, residents of the neighbouring town of Itigidi in Abi LGA, burnt houses and destroyed properties owned by the Fulani herdsmen, forcing them to evacuate Okpodon Community where they were settling.

When contacted on phone on Tuesday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Irene Ugho said she was yet to be informed.

READ ALSO  Reps Approves State, Community Police In Nigeria

“I have not gotten that information, but I will find out”, she said‎.

About Tenoverten

No.1 Nigeria's Leading Website with Informations Focusing on Technology | Music | Sports | Entertaiments And More!

Check Also

‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Frozen’ Break Records On Broadway

The Harry Potter play, based on a new story by author J.K. Rowling in collaboration …

Download Exclusives NG Android APP