8 Killed In Clashes Between Herders And Farmers In Bayo LGA

By: Zagazola Makama 

Clashes in Nigeria North East of Borno between farmers and semi-nomadic herders have killed atleast 8 people in Bayo Local Government Area of in the State.

Bayo  LGA is a town with about 78,978 populations and a distance of 237 kilometers to the restive capital of Borno state.

It was gathered that Farmers/herders clashed in  when a herder was allegedly attacked after an argument with some farmers over encroachment of animals into their farm land on November 30. 

An Intelligent Sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad that Violence broke out  when herders stormed Bayo community, killed 8 persons and razed many houses.

Several other people were injured in the attack and were taken to local hospitals.

Zagazola Understand that the Borno Commisioner Of Police, Abdu Umar, has summon a peace meeting between Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association and the Farmers Associations, in order to  resolved the perennial conflict.

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