Monday 4 July 2016

Continuous Clash: Fulani Herdsmen Agree To Leave Olomu, Delta State For Two Weeks

Fulani herdsmen have agreed to vacate the Olomu commuity for an interim period of two weeks after a meeting with the Olomu Traditional Council in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State.

The herdsmen said they would leave the town beginning from June 25, to July 9 to enable the kingdom work out modalities for their re-entrance in order to avoid further clashes.

The decision was reached by the leadership of the Fulani herdsmen led by Alhaji Jibrin Haruna, and other members of the Fulani Cattle Owners, Delta State at the Palace of HRM, Ovie R. Ogbon, Ogoni-Oghoro I, the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom.

The meeting became necessary following the alleged criminal activities by the Fulani herdsmen who allegedly destroy farm crops, rape Olomu women as well as intimidate farm owners from doing their legitimate farming business in their own farms.