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Fulani Herdsmen Reps to investigate alleged killing of Ekiti residents by group

The Reps also ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, to deploy policemen to the state to avoid any violent clashes.

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The President of Evangelical Church Wining All (ECWA), Rev. Stephen Panya Baba has accused the Federal Government of supporting Fulani herdsmen. play

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The House of Representatives have announced that they will investigate the alleged killing of two residents of Ekiti state by men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

The Reps ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, to deploy policemen to the state to avoid any violent clashes.

The lawmakers also asked the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to send relief materials to those affected in the Oke Ako Ekiti community of Ekiti state.

Emmanuel Agboola, the lawmaker who moved the motion, said “Lives are randomly lost in these incessant attacks and sometimes in a dimension that is similar to genocide, just like the one at Oke Ako in Ekiti state.

 “Certain states have already taken steps to stem the tide in a manner that suggests that the Federal Government is seemingly insensitive to this very worrisome development.”

Governor Ayo Fayose also banned the Fulani herdsmen from grazing in the state, following the alleged killings.

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