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BREAKING: Sobe Under Siege

IT was another nightmare again for the people of Sobe community in Owan west local government area of Edo state and a neighboring town,  Ifon in Ose local government of Ondo state as kidnapping activities has again returned.

Recall that just last year, the alarming rate of kidnapping made the federal government to introduce a mini barracks at Sobe community to oversee the community and it’s environ most especially the community around Ondo state.

Today, 22March, not more than 10 people were kidnapped by suspected Fulani herdsmen and their collaborators.
Five women and four men were the victims were reportedly kidnapped.  They include; Mrs Irouje Omian the wife of the community youth leader, Mrs Okpor , Etok water seller and 7 others who were taken away in the early hour of today.


According to sobe correspondence, Mr Edward Emmanuel, the kidnappers blocked the road between sobe and Agric junction where they waylaid their victims.

Before the security could arrive they have taken the people into an unknown location.
Only last year, Mr Omen, Mr Abbey and 12 others were killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in sobe community.

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