Some herdsmen suspected to have reportedly invaded Iyemoro-Ekiti community in Ekiti State were said to be on the run after they were said to have killed two indigenes of the community. The indigenes were taken unaware when the killer herdsmen suddenly overrun their community and inflicted damages but were repelled by some of the
indigenes who rose urgently to challenge the invaders, leading to their flight.
However, the Police preliminary report that no life was lost in
Iyemoro Ekiti, and that the community was only attacked by
armed-robbers, was said to have been countered by stakeholders who said that two lives were lost, and one other person injured in the fracas.
The king of Iyemoro-Ekiti community, Oba Agboola Ogungbemi, confirmed the incident, decrying the palpable phobia and tension n the community.
After an on-the-spot assessment, the Commissioner for Information, Ekiti State, Muyiwa Olomilua, was said to have declared that the state government identifies with the victims of the clash, adding that the government will do everything possible to provide succor for the people of the community.