Women block East-West road in protest over Fulani Killings (PHOTOS)
Travelers were stranded while commercial and social activities were brought to a halt following the blockage of East-West Road by protesting women from Ohorhor community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State over what they called incessant killing, raping and other attacks on indigenes of the community by armed Fulani herdsmen.
Women from Ohorhor community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State in the earlier ours of today took to the streets to protest over invasion of their farmlands,continuous killings,raping and other atrocities committed by Fulani herdsmen in their community.The protesters blocked East-West Road in Delta,rendering many travellers including Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 5, Abubakar Mohammed, who was traveling to Yenagoa, Bayelsa State for an official assignment stranded.Below is what Gbadura wrote
‘AIG Zone 5, Travelers Stranded As Delta Women Barricade East-West Road Over Fulani Herdsmen Killings And Invasion Of Their Communities.
An eyewitness at the scene learned that the aggrieved women, numbering over 100, besieged and barricaded the road during the early hours of Wednesday with planks of wood, leaves, tires and chairs’