Suspected Fulani herdsmen have again killed a 50-year-old staff of the Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, Mr. Sunday Idama, at his farmland in Ovre-Abraka community, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State.
Mr. Idama, a father of 14 children, married to three wives had gone to his farm, last Friday, to mount surveillance after discovering that herdsmen were allegedly constantly uprooting his cassava and feeding their cows with them.
It was gathered that Idama, who went to the farm with his motorcycle encountered the herdsmen same night and challenged them. But they pounced on him with machetes, cutting him on the hand, leg, face and everywhere until he gave up the ghost.
Police confirm killing
Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the killing of Idama when contacted by Vanguard, saying that the police evacuated the remains to Ufuoma Clinic in the area for autopsy and investigations were on by homicide detectives to unmask the killers, no matter their status.