Herdsmen: Wakil Reportedly Absconds As Farmers Returns Back To Their Farm Land In Oyo Town

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......police officer added that Wakil, who was accused of pursuing farmers from their farms and destroying their economic trees, had fled the area.

Iskilu Wakil, who was accused to be the head of Fulani herdsmen in Kajola village via Ayete in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State, had fled the area, as farmers have returned back to their farmland for their farming activities.

Oba Francis Alao, the Olugbon of Orile Igbon, the Deputy Chairman of Oyo State Council of Obas has confirmed that peace has been restored to Kajola and other villages taken over by a Fulani man, Iskiku Wakil.

Recall that, Ibadan Media had previously reported the cries of the resident, pleading with Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly know as Sunday Igboho to come to their rescue that Wakil had become a terror to the villagers.

Francis Alao said in an interview with newsmen on Thursday that the Assistant Commissioner of Police in Oyo State in charge of operations called to inform him about the development. 

It would be recalled that Asawo of Ayete, Oba Emmanuel Okeniyi, and farmers in the villages had earlier raised an alarm that Wakil and his armed kinsmen pursued farmers out of the villages and destroyed their cocoa and cashew trees.

Meanwhile, the monarch said that the police officer added that Wakil, who was accused of pursuing farmers from their farms and destroying their economic trees, had fled the area. 

Corroborating the story, one of the farmers in Kajola, Peter David, when contacted, said that farmers had started going back to their farms. 

He added that although male farmers have started going back to their farms, they were unsure if the Fulani man has left completely.

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