The death of one of the anti-kidnapping protesters identified as Oluwajubee hit by bullet fired by officers attached to Prince Gideon Oyekunle, popularly known as ‘Ade Master’ has sparked out riots leading to the burning of houses, hotel and other valuable properties.
“Fulani herdsmen have been kidnaping residents of the area and collecting ransom before releasing them for long. The Fulani people attempted to kidnap leader of traditionalist in the town but failed. A butcher, Lamidi Eleran, who sells cow in the area saw the Fulani people, while trying to kidnap the traditionalist. But the Fulani people later lured the butcher to come and buy cow but killed him.” the source told the publication .
“His death led to a serious protest held in the front of one Ade Master’s house. But Ade master (allegedly) shot one of the protesters. Ade Master is one of the people vying for the stool of Alajaawa. When the protester died, youths in the town took to the street and burnt all his property, including his hotels in the town.”