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PHOTOS: Fayose gets local hunters battle-ready to defend Ekiti against herdsmen attacks

As Fulani herdsmen continue to draw blood in Benue, Taraba and several other places across the country, Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose on Wednesday met with local hunters in the state to ensure that they were prepared for any eventuality.

The governor charged the hunters to be ready to protect Ekiti people against to herdsmen invasion as help as not available from the Federal Government.

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He warned them not to take laws into their hands “but they should defend Ekiti and its people”.

The governor, posting photos on Twitter, tweeted: “On the herdsmen’s menace, I met with local hunters in Ekiti State today and charged them to protect the people since I won’t run to anyone in Abuja for help that is not available. They must not take laws into their hands, but they should defend Ekiti & its people”

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More than 200 people have died, and thousands have been displaced since January 1, 2019 due to herdsmen attacks in Benue and Taraba states.

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