Herdsmen Abducts, Kill Falae’s Farm Guard


By James Sowole in Akure

One of the members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) security guards employed by the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, to guard his farm against the invasion of herdsmen has been killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

 THISDAY gathered that the herdsmen stormed the farm located at Ilado in Akure North Local Government  area of Ondo State and kidnapped the security guard  after the deceased and his colleagues resisted grazing on their principal’s farm.

The   corpse of the deceased, who was kidnapped froom the farm last weekend was discovered ‎ few days ago inside a pool of water which is few kilometers to the farm.

A source said the guards repelled the herdsmen when they first arrived only for them to resurface after mobilising more of their men and kidnapped of the guards.

It was gathered that the matter that the matter was reported at the state police ‎command following which a search party was organised and which discovered his corpse many days later.

The state police command which had sent out invitation for a press briefing ‎to newsmen in the state  probably on the matter yesterday put it off for reason undisclosed.

Though, the Commissioner of police ‎Hilda Harrison did not give any reason for the cancellation of the media briefing, sources said that the assignment may have been halted because the Commissioner had not gotten approval from the Inspector General of Police.