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Nigeria: Muslims raid community, murder two people, ‘People are moving out of the community as a result of fear’



“Make ready for them all that you can of force and of warhorses, so that by them you may strike terror in the enemy of Allah and your enemy…” (Qur’an 8:60)

“Panic as killer herdsmen invade Rivers community, allegedly kill 2,” by Davies Iheamnachor, Vanguard, November 24, 2022:

Two persons were reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen, who invaded Agbeta II Tuabon Community in Ebubu Clan, Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State.

The killers, who attacked the community, last Sunday, also allegedly injured many.

The Youth president of the community, Mr. Justice Kanikpo, cried that residents of the area are now relocating for fear of further attacks by the killer herdsmen.

Kanikpo said: “People are moving out of the community as a result of fear because the herders always come to the area with AK45 riffle [sic] every day so people are afraid for their lives. They have killed two people.

“I don’t know why the local government chairman is not bordered about the situation, so I am appealing to the government to come to our aid and rescue us from what we are facing.”

Meanwhile, the Chairman, Council of Chiefs and Elders, Agbeta II Tuabon Community, Kayonee Gbaranen, noted that farmers in the community can no longer access their farmlands due to the killer herdsmen.

“The people no longer go to their farms because what they planted has been destroyed, they are now buying crops and foodstuffs that they normally produce because they can no longer enter their farms. They are afraid, and most of the people have started leaving the community.

community [sic] is bound to go extinct,” he said.““But, the chairman of Eleme LGA, Chief Obarillormate Ollor, said his council is on top of the situation, adding that he is working with security agencies to put a stop to the incident.““ “The herdsmen said there are the good Fulanis and the bad Fulanis that it’s the bad ones that have infiltrated the place, so they can help to support and fish them out and we are also looking at that option.”…