“Make ready for them all that you can of force and of warhorses, so that by them you may strike terror in the enemy of Allah and your enemy…” (Qur’an 8:60)
“Herdsmen Attack Bayelsa State Community, Kill Traditional Chief,” Sahara Reporters, March 22, 2023:
The invasion on Monday night was over a fishing settlement popularly known as “Lake Sam” in the area.
Suspected herdsmen have attacked Okordia Akumoni community in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, killing one of the leaders, Chief Bob Wilson and injuring a few other persons.
The invasion on Monday night was over a fishing settlement popularly known as “Lake Sam” in the area….
It was gathered that most of the people injured are said to be fishermen doing their businesses in the area and planting Okra, pepper and other agricultural produce.
Recall that last week, a farmer was hacked to death at the neigbouring Zarama community before Tuesday’s invasion of Okordia.
Confirming the incident to Daily Trust, the Bayelsa State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, said the police had recovered the corpse while investigation was ongoing.
“Suspected herdsmen killed one man in the fishing camp there, we were able to recover the corpse, he died as a result of the bullet wound as was observed in his body,” Butswat said.