The Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kwara State Command has prevented further bloody clashes among some Fulani family members in Ikoroku, in Kaiama local government area of the state.
According to the spokesperson of the Command, Babawale Zaid Afolabi said “trouble reared its ugly head after the death of one Alhaji Bello”
“According to a report we got from our divisional office in kaiama, after the death of one Alhaji Bello, his younger brother took his wife which did not go down well with the children of the deceased. They accused their uncle of complicity in the death of their father”
“The children of late Alhaji Bello further vowed to take back their father’s wife from their uncle and this later ensued in a bloody free for all fight in the community”
“as the matter escalated, one Babbi Aliyu was attacked with cutlass which left him with multiple injuries in his nose and started to bleed profusely”¹
NSCDC spokesman further narrated that the operatives of the corps in kaiama got a distress call and rushed to the scene to prevent further attack.
The victim was rushed to Kaiama general hospital and later transferred to Teaching Hospital in llorin.
He, however confirmed that the assailant has been arrested and further investigations ongoing.