A 77-year-old man has been attacked and macheted by suspected herdsmen in Ikakumo-Akoko, Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The farmer, identified as Benjamin Babatunde, was said to have been waylaid by the herders while working in his farm. It was gathered that the farmer had refused to give the herders money which was said to have infuriated them.
According to a resident in the community, “the victim was in his farm when the bandits approached him. They demanded money and the farmer said he had no money on the farm.
“The next thing was the daggers they brought and matcheted the farmer thinking he was dead.”