Following the Friday night unrest in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government
of Oyo State, the Seriki Fulani of Oyo State, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir, on Saturday
morning, said he has relocated to Odeda Local government in Ogun state.
A source told Newsacross.com that he trekked through the forest to Ogun
State from Oyo State.
He also confirmed the story to our staff on phone he said “I Walked All Night In
The Forest, Now In Ogun State”
He explained to newsmen that many of his family members were shot by the angry youths. He said none of his family members was killed in the fracas.
Abdulkadir narrated how his wives and children were sent out of the settlement
by the youths, adding that 11 vehicles and houses were burnt in the process.
He said, “As we speak, we are in the bush in Odeda, Ogun state. Our cars,
numbering about 11, have been burnt. Some of my children sustained injuries,
and we are looking for a way to get them to the hospital. My children have left
their houses for the bush. We need the government to help us. Police,
Operation Burst and other security agencies were there when they set my
“Those boys shot my wife, my son and his wife. They shot one of my
neighbours, but we thank God none of them is dead. I walked all through the
night in the bush but I am safe here.”
A popular Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday
Igboho, reportedly stormed the Fulani settlement in the town to eject
Abdukadir, and some other herdsmen accused of fuelling security problems in