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In Kwara: One Died, Others Injured Over Fulani Widow

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),Kwara State Command has prevented further bloody clash among some Fulani family members in Ikoroku area, Kaiama local government area of Kwara state.
This was made known by the command spokesman, Mr. Babawale Zaid Afolabi in a press statement signed and made available to newsmen in ilorin on Wednesday, said the men of Nigeria Civil Defence and Security Corps in the local government Intervained in a and halt bloody clash over a widow.
According to the statement, the clash ensued between the two Fulani relatives after the death of one Alhaji Bello when one his youngers brother intended to remarried deceased’s widow which did not go down well with the children of deceased.
They accused their uncle of complicity in the death of their father and they vowed to prevent the marriage which later ensued into a bloody free for all fight with use of dangerous weapons, adding that the clash later escalated into the attacked of one Babbi Aliyu who sustained nose injuries.
The statement further ssid that the NSCDC in kaiama received a distress call and rushed to the scene to prevent further attack.
The victim was rushed to Kaiama General Hospital for first aid treatment and later transfered to University of IlorinTeaching Hospital (UITH) Ilorin for medical attention, disclosing that the assailant has been arrested further investigations.

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