Suspected Herdsmen attack Oyo community, kill Farmer
A farmer has been murdered by suspected armed herdsmen after they invaded Oyo Community.
The farmer, identified as Musa Monsuro, was murdered in cold blood after hoodlums attacked Oyo State’s Ibarapa Central Local Government Area.
According to reports, the hoodlums who are suspected to be Herdsmen killed the farmer around 5 p.m. on Monday, May 2 on his cashew farm in Araromi village, Igboora.
While the reason for his death remains yet unknown, there were reports that the perpetrators were armed herdsmen.
The residents confirmed that Security operatives were alerted, and they went to the farm on Tuesday to pick up the deceased farmer, which was taken to a mortuary.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, has confirmed the incident to newsmen in a terse statement on Tuesday.
He said, “The case is undergoing investigation. You will be updated accordingly.”
TopNaija recalls that the killing is coming months after confrontation and reprisal attacks between suspected herdsmen and residents of the community.
The Ibarapa community is reported to have witnessed quite a number of acts from Herdsmen, ranging from residents who have been killed, maimed, raped, and farmlands being destroyed.