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Two Killed, Houses set ablaze in Ondo Community Over Land Dispute

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Report says two persons have been killed and number of houses set ablaze at a community called Isinigbo in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo state over alleged land dispute with a neighbouring town.

The attack was allegedly carried out in the night by faceless groups of gunmen hired by a neighbouring community.

A resident of Isinigbo who witnessed the attack and escaped said the Palace of the Asinigbo and some houses had been burnt down by the hoodlums.

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It was also gathered that the government had deployed security agents to the area to maintain peace in the ancient community.

In recent time insecurity has become a major challenge in Ondo state as communities attack each other, increased rate of kidnap, shootings and herdsmen versus farmers crisis.

Stallion Times earlier reported the killing of a traditional ruler in Ondo state which investigation is still on and the kidnap of the wife of the governor’s Chief of Staff which was later released.

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Ihechi Nwarie December 11, 2020 - 11:30 am

Very ugly development. The failure of our institutions has contributed a lot to people taking laws into their hands.

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