February 3, 2023
Suspected Herdsmen Threaten Ogun Communities Via Written Letters
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Suspected Herdsmen Threaten Ogun Communities Via Written Letters

Ogun state

The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi today, confirms the threatening attack on some communities in Ogun state by Suspected killer herdsmen.  

The letters were reportedly written to the residents of Asa, Agbon, Ibeku, and Oja-Odan communities in Yewa-North Local Government Area (LGA) of Ogun State in English and Hausa languages. 

The letter posted on a few walls in the community has generated fear among the locals as some are already considering relocation from their communities. The suspected herdsmen in the letter informed the residents of their planned attack between December 2022 and January 2023. 

The Letter reads “Attention! Attention!! Attention!! to all following communities; Asa, Agbon, lbeku, Oja-odan and its environs,”  

“You think you can send away our people from the land they bought in Nigeria, our fatherland? You kill our people, you kill their cows, you take over all their properties, and you think you can go scot-free. It’s high time we came for revenge. All the above-mentioned communities’ leaders should prepare for the war between December and January. We are coming to take back our fathers’ properties.” (END OF QUOTE) 

The PPRO has however assured the concerned communities of the command’s commitment to unraveling those behind the act. 

“I saw the letter purportedly written by a baseless group. We believe it is a baseless group that wrote the letter. We are not losing any sleep because no information is too small to take note of. We are not neglecting it. We are working on it to unravel those behind it,” he said. 

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