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One person has died while many cows were killed in a bloody clash between resident Fulani and indigines of Olokemeji village in Odeda local government area of Ogun state .
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the villagers held a suspected Fulani kidnapper with large food stuffs in the village .
He reportedly pleaded to be allowed to make calls to his leaders . After the call his .leaders stormed the village with guns and killed one vigilante while they rescued their errand boy .
Irked by the loss of their person ,the villagers allegedly poisoned the farms which led to loss of many cows brought into the village few days after the incident .
PLATFORM TIMES further gathered that as a result of possible attack , the villagers fled their homes.
The Transition committee chairman,Odeda local government ,Bola Lawal confirmed the incident .
He said the leaders of Fulani herdsmen in the state have been met to talk to their people both in Ogun and Oyo states .
Lawal said series of meetings had been held with Stakeholders including security agencies to forestall any attack .
He said the governor had been informed of the development and had swing into action to nip the crisis in the bud .
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state ,DSP, Abimbola Oyeyemi also confirmed the incident .
He however said the situation has been brought under control .
He said the command had deployed its officers to the place to ensure safety of lives and property .
Oyeyemi said the people were apprehemsive of any possible attack .
He said “the people are just being apprehensive . In fact, police are there everyday and therw have been meetings between the residents and the resident Fulani with police . The Police are there everyday to ensure law and order .
“They killed some cows and because of that they are being apprehensive for possible attack .
“Apart from being there everyday ,police are combing all the bushes in the village because hoodlums could be hibernating there .
“The Police have assured them of security . The resident Fulani in the area whose cows were killed have held meetings with Chairman of the local government and they have reached a certain compromise .”