Several houses and cars belonging to the Seriki Fulani of Oyo State, Saliu Abdulkadir, were allegedly burnt by aggrieved youths in Igangan community of Ibarapa zone of Oyo State, on Friday night January 22.
This comes after the visit of Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho) who was in the town to enforce his seven-day quit notice to the Fulani herdsmen in the area who according to him are behind kidnapping in the part of the country.
NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered from Daily Independent reports that Abdulkadir who confirmed the incident, said he has been sent out of his house.
“As we speak, we are in the bush. Our cars numbering about 11 has been burnt. Some of my children sustained injury and we are finding a way to take them to hospital. My children have left their houses for the bush. We need the government to help us. Police, operation burst and other security agencies were there when they set my house ablaze.”Abdukabir was quoted as saying
Chairman Miyetti Allah in the state, Ibrahim Jiji, appealed to the state government to find a lasting suction to unrest between the Fulani herdsmen and the farmers in the state.
“As we usually say, not all Fulani’s are evil. Good people are among us. What can we call this now? The man is a gentleman and see how he was chased out of his house. We need the government to act now,” he said.