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Herdsmen Ambush Vigilante Patrol, Injured One

by Mukhtar Ajelogbon

Nigeria security situation is gradually getting out of hands as lives of many Nigerians are in danger including the security personnel who are to protect the citizens.

In the case of Kwara state, there was pandemonium in Oko Obbo lle, Ekiti local government area of Kwara State on Monday as yet to be identified herdsmen armed with dangerous weapons ambushed men of the local vigilante who were on patrol around 8:30pm.

According to the report, the vigilante patrol team was patrolling along Obbo ile- Isapa axis when they were attacked with the herdsmen who left one of the vigilante team, Mashud Taye, with machete cuts before disappearing into the bush.

In a release signed by the spokesman of the NSCDC in Kwara State Babawale Zaid Afolabi, explained that the incident occurred when men of the Obbo ile- vigilante team were on routine patrol.

“On Monday 22 November 2021, two armed herdsmen attacked a vigilante team of the Obbo ile community who were on a routine patrol and left one of them with a serious injury as a result of the machete attacks.” He said.

Afolabi added that efforts of the NSCDC operatives in Ekiti Divisional Office and the vigilante team yielded dividends as one of the assailants, Abdulkadir Ali Doogo, 23, from Omu Aran, was arrested and currently helping NSCDC in further investigations.

“The other herdsman is still at large and efforts are ongoing to capture him while the victim is responding to treatment in the hospital” Babawale concluded.

(Factual Naija)

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