A lawmaker at the Delta State House of Assembly, Honourable Evance Ivwurie, has lamented the increasing spate of attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in his constituency.
According to him, on Monday, February 19 , three suspected Fulani Herdsmen accosted Mrs. Patricia Okpako on her way to her farm in Abraka- Ethiope East LGA Of Delta State and attempted to r*pe her.
According to reports, all her appeal that she was going through severe menstrual pain fell on deaf ears until she used her blood-soaked pad to rub the face of one of the r*pists and managed to escaped with some injuries.
According to Honourable Evance Ivwurie, on Wednesday, February 21, Mr and Mrs. Happy Akpomiemie went to their cassava farm with their 16 years old son Elvis Akpomieme. While peeling the cassava they just uprooted, they saw many cows and herdsmen heading close to them and they became apprehensive and Mr Happy Akpomieme immediately told his wife and son that this may just be their last day.
They were immediately accosted by the gun wielding herdsmen and the father told the son Elvis to escape and as Elvis began to run, the mother Mrs. Patience Akpomieme a 36 years old Housewife and farmer followed the son and immediately the son heard a loud gun shot fired to the mother from her back and three other gun shots followed immediately.
Elvis escaped lying in the bush from 4pm till 10pm when he managed to get the news to the town. His mother also escaped with severe gun injuries scattering her thigh. She was referred by the Government Hospital, Abraka to the Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara where she is now gasping for breath.
Honourable Evance Ivwurie also revealed the community yesterday discovered the corpse of Mr. Happy Akpomieme, a 56-year-old farmer from Urhuoka Abraka and father of 11 children riddled with bullet from the Fulani herdsmen.
The lawmaker said that the politicians behind these herdsmen must be ready to kill him and all his constituents in Ethiope East because they are going to defend ourselves henceforth. THINK YOUR FRIEND WOULD BE INTRESTED? SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE SHARE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>