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Again, Fulani Herdsmen Attack Falae’s Farm, Kill Security Guard

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FULANI herdsmen have again invaded the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Fed­eration, Chief Olu Falae in Akure, killing one of his security guards.

A reliable source hinted that the herdsmen stormed the farm located at Ilado in Akure North Local Gov­ernment Area of Ondo state, kidnapped the secu­rity guard and later killed him.

The corpse of the secu­rity guard, according to the source was later discov­ered inside a pool of water which is few kilometers to the farm.

It was gathered that the herdsmen invaded the farm last weekend and they were restricted by the security guards engaged by Falae following incessant inva­sion of the farm.

The herdsmen according to sources retreated only to surface again and report­edly kidnapped one of the security guards on the farm who was later killed.

The matter was reported at the state police com­mand and a search party was organized following which his corpse was dis­covered.

The state police com­mand which had sent out invitation for a Press brief­ing to newsmen in the state yesterday abruptly can­celled it.

The state Commissioner of police, Mrs Hilda Harri­son did not give any reason for the cancellation of the media briefing.

The Police Image Maker, Mr Femi Joseph declined comment on the recent at­tack and killing of the se­curity guard of the former Finance Minister.

Joseph said that all the questions should be di­rected to the Police Com­missioner.

Also, the Personal. As­sistant to chief Falae, Mr Moshood Adekunle Raji said that the matter is a criminal matter and would be handled by the state Po­lice Command .

Raji said he cannot com­ment on the development because the police are still investigating the matter.

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