What a Man did to a Teenager Over Grazing Land Dispute

What a Man did to a Teenager Over Grazing Land Dispute


A 16-year-old boy, Abubakar Sulade, has suffered a deep machete cut in his arm during a quarrel between farmers and herdsmen over grazing land for cattle in the Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State.


A herder, Bugi Juli, has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for attacking a 16-year old farmer with a machete.

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The spokesman of NSCDC, Babawale Afolabi, in a statement on Saturday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, said the suspect cut Abubakar Sulade’s hand following a confrontation over grazing land in the Kaiama Local Government Area.

According to the statement, the attack is as a result of an ongoing misunderstanding between farmers and herders in the area.

The NSCDC spokesman explained that the matter was reported at the NSCDC Divisional office, Kaiama, and a manhunt was launched for the assailant and his accomplice, saying that they were later arrested.It was learnt that the incident happened in Sulade village on Friday.

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Afolabi said, “There has been a long-term face-off between two families over grazing land, which took a bloody turn recently when one family attacked others with machetes, which resulted in the grievous bodily harm to one Abubakar Sulade, 16, who got a deep cut on his hand.”

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