July 8, 2012 – Fulani Criminal Gangs Kill Ret Army General Sylvester K. Iruh
If care is not taken, these Hausa/Fulani hoodlums will continue to take innocent lives without being noticed.
Yesterday over 200 Fulani herdsmen attacked 2 different villages in Jos killing over 80 people.
Today, they murdered a senator and House of Assembly member during the mass burial of the victims of Saturday’s attack.
On Saturday July 7, 2012 some Hausa/Fulani criminal gangs brutally attacked and murdered a retired Brigadier-General Of The Army, Brig-General Sylvester K.Iruh.
According to an eyewitness, he was killed at Berger bridge on the outskirts of Lagos as he attempted to enter his car.
How Ret. Army General Sylvester K. Iruh Was Murdered By Hausa/Fulani Hoodlums
As he was returning from a burial ceremony of a church member in Ilorin at around 7pm, he had a flat Tyre very close to Long Berger Bridge near the cattle market.
As he attempted to help 3 of his church members in the vehicle, he was alerted by a concerned motorist,an owner of a towing van who plies the road regularly to quickly hop into his car and leave the area as it is a “black spot”, a notorious den of Hausa/Fulani criminal gangs who rob, stab, and kill their victims in cold blood” .
After receiving the danger alert, he hop into his car and manage the faulty car out of the danger zone.
We learnt the Fulani hoodlums jumped out of the bush with bows, daggers and arrow and other dangerous weapons demanding money which he offered to give them.
“Please help me tell both the President Goodluck Jonathan, federal government and Governor of Lagos state government, Babatunde Fashola, and security agencies to clear the place so that more innocent women would not be made young widows.”
“They have made me an unexpected young widow. Government should move into the cattle market by the long Berger bridge and save the lives of innocent Nigerians”- deceased wife lamented
We learnt an Okada man was stabbed and his ear chopped off on the same scene.
Late Ret. Army General Sylvester K. Iruh hails from Boji-Boji, Owa near Agbor in Ika NE of Delta State.
He served in his last posting as Commandant Army Records,Lokoja until he was retired along with 11 Generals and 94 other officers in 2009.
He retired in 2009 January.
May his soul rest in perfect peace!