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Ogun State police force has disclosed the arrest of three suspected herdsmen who allegedly attacked residents of Bamajo village in Ayetoro, Yewa North Local Government Area.

According to police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, the herders also burnt houses in the village. While adding that they inflicted deep machete wounds on one of the villagers identified as Ismaila Alabi.

Three herdsmen were on the 18th of February 2021 arrested by operatives of Ogun State Police Command for the role they played in the attack of Bamajo village in Ayetoro area of Ogun state. The men had attacked the village where they set some houses ablaze and inflicted a deep machete cut injury on one Ismaila Alabi,” he stated.

The operational motorcycles and vehicles of the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun Corps was set ablaze by the herdsmen.

No fewer than two persons reportedly lost their lives when some suspected herdsmen attacked the Sanusi Village in the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

This happened when the Amotekun men and other security agents were carrying out the order of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to flush out the herdsmen who are illegally occupying the forest reserves in the state.

Security men, police, army and other security agencies in the state however search them out,  after it was discovered that they had killed a farmer and a member of the vigilante group in the area.