One person was killed and many others injured Thursday in a violent clash between farmers and herders in Guri Kudu Local
Government Area of Jigawa State.
The chairman of Miyetti Allah in Jigawa, Sa’idu Gagarawa, said the clash occurred following a disagreement between the two groups.
Miyetti Allah is the umbrella group of cattle breeders.
Mr Gagarawa said trouble started after a herder’s cow was hit and injured by a motorcycle.
He said the herders in retaliation attacked and killed the motorcyclist.
A local government information officer, Sunusi Doro, told reporters on Friday morning that five people sustained injuries in the clash that followed.
Mr Doro said there was tension in the affected communities, Guri and Kirikassamma local government areas, and that Fulanis had gone…