Suspected gunmen believed to be herdsmen yesterday attacked Share community in Ifelodun Local government area in Kwara state and killed five farmers. According to the state’s police spokesperson, Ajayi Okasanmi, the attack was carried out while the deceased farmers who are from Tsagari, were working on their farm. Okasanmi said five people have been arrested.
Share and Tsagari communities have had a long standing dispute over a land that separates their communities. The state government has declared a curfew in both communities.