Fayose Summons Peace Meeting Over Killing Of Herdsman
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday, summoned a late night meeting following the reported killing of a herdsman, known as Babuga Dengi, in Oke Ako in Ikole Local Government Area of the state.
According to Mr. Fayose, the herdsman was allegedly killed by members of the Tiv community farming in the area.
Speaking at the meeting attended by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, farmers, local hunters, security agencies and representatives of the Tiv community, Mr. Fayose assured that he was committed to sustaining peace in the state.
He also warned Fulani herdsmen and Tiv farmers against turning Ekiti to a war zone, just as he urged security agents to quickly fish out the killers of the herder.
“I can’t accept anybody to be killed. If anybody killed anyone I will make sure you are killed by ensuring justice,” said Mr. Fayose.