One Killed As Herdsmen Attack Passengers On Ife-Ibadan Highway
File image of herders

Suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday, attacked passengers on the Ife-Ibadan highway, killing one person, Concise News reports.

It was learned that the dead man was identified as Adenipekun Ademiju, a worker in the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun.

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Ademiju was said to have boarded a vehicle at Osu town going to Ibadan when he and other passengers were attacked at Ikire community along the expressway.

“The man was killed instantly by Fulani herdsmen who rob regularly on this road,” an eyewitness told NAN.

“It was Ademiju and the driver that were in the car but while the robbers were shooting indiscriminately to forcefully stop them, the bullet hit the deceased.

“The driver ran into the nearby bush and Ademiju’s body was left on the highway by the robbers, who went away with the car.”

Spokesman for the police in the southwest state, SP. Folashade Odoro, said police were still investigating the matter.