64-year-old farmer murdered by Fulani herdsmen beside Olu Falae’s farm

Linus Ogbeh’s lifeless body was discovered by his wife and children in his farmland after they had waited endlessly for his return – The death sparked protests from residents of the community who lamented the activities of the herdsmen – Ogbeh’s body will be transported back to his ancestral home in Ebonyi for burial Linus Ogbeh, a 64-four-year old father of seven and a farmer whose farm is located next to that of Olu Falae, the former secretary to the government of the federation in Ileyo community in lgbatoro area of Akure, Ondo state, was murdered by suspected Fulani herdsmen, Vanguard reports. The farmer was found with his chest riddled with bullets after leaving home at 6am on Sunday, June 25, to go fetch cocoyam for his family. Ogbeh never returned home. His body was eventually discovered by his wife, Roseline and two of the couple’s children in the farmland with cocoyam tubers beside him, after they had waited till 10am for him to return. His murder led to protests by his kinsmen who are also farmers in the community. Even primary school students and the old alike joined in the protest.
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