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The Eselu of Eseluland in Yewa-North local government area of Ogun state,Oba Akintunde Akinyemi has threatened to lead his people in a reprisal attack if the incessant attacks on his people did not abate.
Unknown Fulani herdsmen on Sunday night , killed three farmers at Agbon-Ojodu in the area council, few hours after a delegation of the state governor,Dapo Abiodun visited the area.
The delegation led by the Commissioner of Police ,Edward Ajogun who visited some places in the troubled areas include the palace of the Olu of Ilaro ,Oba Kehinde Olugbenle had promised security of lives and property during the visit .
Our Correspondent gathered that the delegation left the areas in the evening for Abeokuta , the state capital ,but, yet to report back to the governor when the herdsmen struck and killed three farmers.
The Fulani herdsmen reportedly invaded Agbon-Ojodu in Eseluland in the area council setting ablaze some houses and killed three farmers .
Oba Akinyemi while confirming the incident said his people have found three dead bodies of farmers slaughtered by Fulani herdsmen who burnt some houses in the area .
The monarch said ” the incident happened few hours after the delegation which paid his a visit in his palace and promised more security of lives and property .
He said “The governor sent a delegation and we were very happy that things are taking a new shape and he said has deployed the commissioner of police to Yewaland .
“But, surprisingly after they left our place, these Fulani people went to Agbon-Ojodu again this night ,they just gave me a call that they have attacked three farmers and killed them.
“They have set houses ablaze . Three corpses have been confirmed .”
He however sounded a note of warning that if the killings of his people did not stop ,he might lead attack on the criminals anywhere .
He said “they should call them to order, if they refuse to yield to the warning, I will be forced to lead my people .
“I will declare a total war anywhere we see them . It is not going to be limited to our place alone, anywhere we see them, we will count our number too . They should call them to order .”