NSCDC averts blood she’d as Fulani kinsmen attack each other in Kwara
Oluseyi Dasilva, Ilorin
A bloody clash between some Fulani family members in Ikoroku area, Kaiama local government area of Kwara state has been averted by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC.
The operatives of the NSCDC, in Kaiama division was said to have received a distress call that some Fulanis were attacking each other leading to blood shed as a result of the take over of a deceased wife.
In a release signed by the NSCDC spokesman in Kwara State, Babawale Zaid Afolabi and made available to newsmen in ilorin on Wednesday, trouble reared its ugly head after the death of one Alhaji Bello.
“According to report we got from our divisional office in kaiama, after the death of one Alhaji Bello, his younger brother took his wife which did not go down well with the children of the deceased. They accused their uncle of complicity in the death of their father”. The release revealed.
It further stated that the children of late Alhaji Bello vowed to take back their father’s wife from their uncle and this later ensued in a bloody free for all fight.
“As the matter escalated, one Babbi Aliyu was attacked with cutlass which left him with multiple injuries in his nose and started to bleed profusely”¹
NSCDC spokesman narrated further that the operatives of the corps in kaiama got a distress call and rushed to the scene to prevent further attack.
The victim of the attack was then rushed to Kaiama general hospital from where he was transfered to Teaching Hospital in llorin.
The assailant has been arrested and further investigations ongoing.