Just in! Suspected Fulani Herdsmen are currently on a rampage in Ebonyi State and have killed at least twenty-five persons.
Sources gathered that the ugly incident happened at Egedegede Community, in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Speaking with the source’ correspondent, a resident of the area who cried out to our correspondent said the herdsmen stormed their village on Monday’s evening, killing at least twenty-five persons.
According to her, “our village is currently under attack. About 25 persons were killed yesterday’s evening by Fulani herdsmen.”
“About five motorcycles were equally set ablaze and three farmlands destroyed, we need help”.
When asked how it started, she said trouble started last year when the herdsmen destroyed farmlands of the villagers.
“So about three Herdsman were killed that last year. It’s crystal clear that they came for revenge.”
Our correspondent gathered that Egedegede bounds Obegu, Amezu, Nkalaha and Eha-amufu (Enugu state) together.
As at the time of filing this report, efforts to speak with Ebonyi State Police Command proved abortive and no statement from the State Government.