Again, herdsmen unleash terror on Irele-Ekiti

Less than a month after two farmers were killed by herdsmen in Isaba-Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, three farmers have been brutally attacked again by people suspected to be herders in Irele-Ekiti, the same Local Government Area.

The arm-wielding attackers who were said to be six stormed the farm settlement in the early hours of Tuesday and unleashed mayhem on the three farmers, who sustained life-threatening injuries from the attack.

A source who spoke with DAILY POST correspondent said the victims were rushed to the Ikole General Hospital, where they are currently receiving treatment.

The source added that the herders demanded money from the victims but were furious after the women failed to give them the money and prevented attempts to rape them.

He said, ” The women were unable to meet up with the demand as they said they were only with just N200 with them. The herdsmen collected all the money found in them…

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