Tension grips Ibadan residents over alleged influx of foreign herders

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Tension grips Ibadan residents over alleged influx of foreign herders

Katsina-Ala, Herders

Katsina-Ala, Herders

….schools shut in Ido Local Govt

Ola Ajayi, Ibadan

ALL secondary and primary schools in Ido Local Government area of Oyo State yesterday hurriedly dispersed their pupils following a report that crisis broke out among some people in the area.

Though, no life was lost while the crisis lasted, Vanguard was reliably informed that news filtered in that some herders had invaded some villages in the local government.

The local government shares boundary with Ibarapa North and East local government areas where some bandits believed to be Fulani herders invaded Igangan killing people and burning houses and vehicles.

A source told Vanguard yesterday that there was a crisis when some strangers invaded some villages in the local government.

All schools including Public and private secondary and primary schools asked their pupils to go home immediately after lunch break.

Two primary school teachers who spoke with Vanguard said the decision was taken to prevent…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper