We Are Also Victims Of Kidnapping, Fulani Communities In Kwara Cry Out

 

Fulani communities in Kwara state have called on the state government to investigate the recent attack on their settlements by irate youth.

The people of Oke Ero and Irepodun local government areas of Kwara state also said that none of their people are involved in kidnap activities in the areas, more than 100 years they had resided in the area.

It is recalled that youth in the two local government areas had sacked about four Fulani communities in the area on allegations that one of the suspected kidnap kingpins arrested by combined forces of military, police and NSCDC officials is of Fulani stock.

Speaking through their spokesperson, Alifa Dan-Fulani Modibbo, the people said that they had been victims of kidnapping in the area on several occasions,.

He said a Fulani family of three was kidnapped few weeks ago while one of the three abducted was killed by their abductors after collecting N3million ransom.

Modibbo explained that property worth N300 million, including cars, 2,000 cows and cattle, 50 houses, a hotel among others was destroyed and looted by the youths.

ALI RABIU

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