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Herdsmen kill two, set Amotekun vehicle ablaze in Ondo

Herdsmen kill two, set Amotekun vehicle ablaze in Ondo

No fewer than two persons reportedly lost their lives when some suspected herdsmen attacked the Sanusi Village in the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

It was gathered that the incident occurred on Thursday and those who lost their lives were a farmer and a member of a vigilante group.

The operational motorcycles and vehicle of the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun Corps were also reportedly set ablaze by the bandits.

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Our correspondent learnt that the attack occurred when the Amotekun men and other security agents were carrying out the order of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to flush out the herdsmen who are illegally occupying the forest reserves in the state.

The Public Relations Officer of the Amotekun Corps, Mr Adebayo Ayeni, confirmed the incident in a statement.

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