An Urhobo woman identified as ‘Mama Touuai’ was attacked on Monday, February 12, 2018, by suspected fulani herdsmen while farming in ofunwengbe community in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State.
She was attacked around 7.30am in her farm alongside her daughter by the notorious Fulani herdsmen.
A reader named Mustapha Henry in a citizens report sent to The Trent said Mama Touuai had been complaining to her people before today of the destruction being done at her farm by the herdsmen and their cattle on daily basis, but almost lost her life when she confronted the herdsmen today.
According to the woman, the Fulani herdsmen entered her farm and met her working before she knew what was happening, the herdsmen were trying to rape her by pointing a gun at her. In her bravery, she was able to drag the gun from him.
She said, that in the process of dragging the gun, another used her cutlass to machete her and her child
The child has since be taken to the specialist hospital in Benin.
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