BY IBRAHIM KILANI
Report says grief and confusion have hit some parts of Akokoland in Ondo state following the news of the killing of twenty-two travellers by hoodlums in Jos, Plateau State.
The passengers who were reportedly Fulanis, resident in Akokoland were returning from the Islamic annual revival in Bauchi.
Drivers of the vehicles which conveyed the travellers were however indigenes of Ondo state.
Ikaram, Akunu, Ajowa, Igasi, Eriti, Isua and Auga Akoko where the fulanis have lived for years are now wearing mournful look.
Positive fm gathered that the passengers were in 5 buses when they were attacked by the hoodlums in Rukuba area of Jos.
Three of the buses were bunrt to ashes in the process.
Commenting, the Akala of Ikaram Akoko Oba Andrew momodu described the incident as unfortunate and sympathised with the families of the victims .
The traditional ruler appealed to governments of Ondo and Plateau states to assist the injured medically.
Another community leader, Alhaji Yaya Thanni who said he had known many of the deceased Fulanis in Ikaram for over 40years condemned the killing and called for investigation into the sad event.