Benin Republic Invade, Annex 16 Villages In Kwara

Benin Republic Invade, Annex 16 Villages In Kwara

By News Desk | The Trent on November 20, 2015
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Yayi Boni

Nigeria’s tiny neighbour, Republic of Benin has reportedly annexed sixteen villages in the Okuta, a border town in Baruten local government area of Kwara state, leading to tension and widespread fear in the affected communities.

According to a report by Vanguard the Benin authorities have hoisted the Benin flag and already set up Gerdarmes Offices (Police station) in the affected Nigerian communities.

This goes against a boundary delimitation of 1914 between Britain and France which has since been respected.

The affected villages‎ Ogomne, Bwin, Gandasunon, Kpuru and Woru Wuren Kparu, Ajuba,1, Ajuba 2, Saka Yeruman Kparu,Monta, Dotin Kparu,Halidun Kparu, Yakubun Kparu, Sonsi,Gunosani, Alhaji Kparu,Yodo Mankparu and Simen Kparu.

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