Communal crisis looms as gunmen shoots 28-year-old farmer dead over land dispute in Osun

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Communal crisis looms as gunmen shoots 28-year-old farmer dead over land dispute in Osun

A communal crisis is looming between Ilobu and Ifon-Orolu of Osun State after unknown gunmen killed a 28-year-old farmer identified as Sodiq Alamu, on a disputed land. 

 

 

It was gathered that the Ilobu in the Irepodun local government area and Ifon of Orolu local government area of Osun state have been at loggerheads with each other over some portion of land. 

 

 

According to the Nation report, the Ilobu community had raised alarm about two weeks ago alleging that Ifon-Orolu is planning to cause mayhem in some parts of the disputed land in the Opapa area.

 

 

The Ilobu community through the Public Relations officer is Ilobu-Asake Development Union, Tairu Babatunde disclosed that Sodiq of Aganna’s compound, Ilobu was killed by unknown gunmen on his farm around the Opapa area of the community on Friday, September 15, 2023.

 

“Eesa of Ifon-Osun, Babatunde Oyetunji, and a Prince of Ifon-Osun, Jide Akinyooye have finally carried out their threats by killing an indigene of Ilobu…



Source: Linda Ikeji