Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki pays medical bills of herdsmen attack victim

 Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki pays medical bills of suspected herdsmen attack victim





Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has paid the doctor's visit expense of one Mr Jerome Obayemi, a casualty of herders assault in Ojah people group in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state. 

The senator on Thursday discharged N500,000 through his Chief of Staff, Taiwo Akerele, at the Government House in Benin City, the state capital. 


The sum is added to furnish him with alleviation materials, guaranteed that measures are being set up to hinder conflicts amongst agriculturists and herders in the state. A delegate of the Okogie of Ojah faction and the Traditional Head of Okurogho, Oba Daniel Suru Lawani, Mr Phillip Eguarogie, told columnists that the assault was one out of a progression of assaults in the group. 

He clarified that Obayemi barely got away passing on January 4 by the gathering of suspected herders while heading off to his ranch. Eguarogie stated, "On January 4, there was a Fulani herders assault in Ojah people group. A young fellow was heading off to the homestead and saw a gathering of herders coming towards him. "He welcomed them and they asked for sustenance things and cash from him. 


He let them know in the Hausa dialect that he was setting off to the homestead and did not have nourishment, nor cash on him. "Quickly he exited them, he felt a motivation to think back. He saw that they had drawn out a cutlass to decapitate him. In any case, he utilized his correct hand to shield himself as a type of guard and shouted. That caused him that hand. He was hurried to Poly Clinic in Ososo by agriculturists who heard his call for help." 

He, notwithstanding, included that the representative's intercession would go far in facilitating the budgetary weight of the casualty

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