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Alhaja Morenikeji Salami attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ogun dies

Alhaja Muslimot Morenikeji Salami, who was reportedly attacked in January by some suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ogun state has died.

It was gathered that Salami was attacked by the assailants while going to her site in the Oru-Awa Road in the Ijebu-North Local Government Area on Monday, January 11, 2021.

Alhaja Salami died on Tuesday, February 16 and was laid to rest the next day, Wednesday, February 17.

According to reports, Salami ran into some herds and attempted to make a quick reverse but was caught by the attackers.

The attackers numbering about eight reportedly emerged from the bush, cut off one of her fingers and shattered her jaw with bullets.

The victim was said to have been taken to a few hospitals including the state-owned Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital but was rejected. She had to travel to the Lagos State Hospital, Ikeja, before she could get treatment.

Spokesperson of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident then said three suspects had been arrested.

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