A 41-year-old farmer, Fidelis Ikpechi, has been murdered by suspected ritualists on his farm, at Ogere -Remo area of Ogun State. According to reports, the suspected ritualists attacked Ikpechi on his farm, beheaded him and them carted away some of his body parts on Thursday January 17th. His dismembered body was found inside a sack on Friday morning around Ositelu street, in Ogere-Remo.
Confirming the incident, the Secretary of Igede community where Ikpechi’s remains were found, Mr Michael Ekirigwe, said an alarm was raised by Ikpechi’s neighbors after he failed to return home on Thursday night.
“We are very sad and disillusioned with the dastard killing of one of us, in fact we are very pained that a man quietly working in his farm not too far away from his house could be brutally killed like animals, what then is the fate of those whose farms are very far to the town?” Ekirigwe said
The remains of the deceased has been deposited in the morgue while the matter has been reported to the police.