An estimated 200 families have been displaced at Mbiabong Ito, Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State as a result of the alleged invasion of the community by Fulani herdsmen.
Information gathered from the area by THISDAY correspondent, which is about 100 kilometres from Calabar indicated that Fulani herders in their scores invaded farmlands in the community, Tuesday night from Arochukwu axis of Abia State, leading to a violent confrontation between them and the local population.
A source who refused to be quoted stated that the invading Fulani who entered the community with their cattle, opened gun fire on the locals who made to prevent the grazing animals from destroying their farms.
THISDAY, December 7, 2017
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