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Regional News of Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Source: citinewsroom.com

Nomadic herdsmen rendered homeless at Sabali

Fulani herdsmen cattle in Sabali had their homes destroyed for allegedly attacking a yam farmer

Angry residents of Sabali in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, torched several houses of nomadic herdsmen living there.

Some of the displaced especially children and women have sought refuge at the Sabali chief’s palace.

This followed a herdsman’s alleged attack on a 40-year-old peasant farmer, Naja Beni on his farmland.

A focal person of the Ghana Peasant Farmers Association at Sabali, Sulemana Hudu told Citi News that the farmer was attacked unprovoked.

According to him, the Fulani Herdsman cattle invaded the victim’s yam plantation and destroyed his mounds.

He said the victim who suffered from cutlass wounds on his forehead and right thumb was receiving treatment at the Sabali community clinic.