2 People Killed As Fulani And Yoruba Clash In Oyo State Again
-Two people have been reported dead after a clash between Fulani and Yoruba tribes in the Atisbo Local Government Area of Oyo State
-Two members of the Western Nigerian Security Network, Amotekun were also injured in the battle
-The cause of the fight is yet to be determined
Two residents of Oyo state have lost their lives after a battle that ensued between Fulani and Yoruba in the state.
The incident happened at Aba Abugudu Market in the Atisbo Local Government Area, Oyo State on Monday, 1 March.
The fight also resulted in injuries for two operatives of the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun, and a vigilante.
Although no official source has given a reason for the fight, reports say that a Fulani man attacked 3 Amotekun Operatives with a Cutlass when they tried to separate a fight.
Two Amotekun operatives had to be rushed to the hospital along with a vigilante after being inflated with injuries.
The names of the injured Amotekun Operatives are Michael Oguntade and Yekini Tijani.
The incident was confirmed by the Commandant of Amotekun Corps in Oyo State, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd).
The commandant claims that the injured operatives are still receiving treatment in the hospital. He also confirmed that the Police recovered two corpses from the scene but didn’t reveal those who were killed.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi also confirmed injuries to 2 Amotekun operatives and 3 people in total.