Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday invaded farmlands at Ikot Obio Nso community in Mkpat Enin Local
Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, killing one Friday Etor and injuring another, Nsikak Udoh.t
TNV gathered that the deceased died on the spot from gun shots on his neck while Udoh was shot in the leg during the attack on their farmlands.
It was further gathered that the herdsmen arrived the community a week ago with large herds of cattle, causing destruction to farm crops in the area.
According to a source, who pleaded anonymity, “The Fulani herdsmen this morning killed one and injured another of
our brother right inside their farmlands.
“The herdsmen together with their cattle have been camping in Ndon Eyen for some weeks now, in a
piece of land that our people are currently harvesting cassava.
“When the news of their activities in the farm got to the villagers, some of us rushed to our farm lands to inquire what was going on, the two victims got to the scene before we arrived and we saw one dead and another seriously injured, and struggling with gunshots.”
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Odiko Macdon, who confirmed the incident, said the Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, has dispatched a team of police officers to investigate the incident.