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Herdsmen Killing: Fayose visits Ipao Community, sets up investigative Committee 

By Pat PA Okon
Following the killing of a 32-year old Farmer, Tunde Olayemi on Sunday at Ipao Ekiti by Fulani herdsmen, Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose Tuesday morning visited traditional rulers, Chiefs and people of  Ipao Ekiti and its environ to commiserate with family of the deceased and the community at large over the attack.

The governor  was welcomed by hundreds of placard carrying youths with inscriptions registering their displeasure at the menace of the herdsmen.

Mr. Fayose  in his address  promised to compensate family of the deceased.

He promised to amend the anti-grazing law such that anyone who deliberately kills cows/herders will be liable to a year imprisonment.

Mr. Fayose promised to set up a 5-man committee with a task to unravel the cause and put a permanent solution to incessant attacks on the town.

He charged the people not to take law into their hands by way of reprisals.

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