Land dispute in Yobe state


There was a land dispute between Bayo and Kodi communities in Fika LGA, Yobe state. It resulted in the death of not less than 5 people, 6 people were reported to have substained serious injuries and are presently been treated at Fika General Hospital.

 The dispute lingered on for more than a year despite several efforts towards resolving the case. However, details of how the incident started remains unclear. Police Public Relations Officer, Yobe Police Command Damaturu, Dungus Abdulkarim, Assistant Superintendent of Police confirmed the unfortunate incident. He disclosed that the police are on the case and expresses hope that the perpetuators will be brought to book.

 Meanwhile, efforts had been made to reach the Chairperson of Fika LGA, Halima Kyari Joda for her comments proved abortive as her phone was switched off.

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