Fulani herdsmen met there waterloo in Ihiagwa and Nekede, both in Imo State when some women decided to stand up against the AK47 wielding Fulani Herdsmen Vanguard reports.
The activities of Fulani herders had become so unbearable in the immediate environs sourounding Nekede, Ihiagwa and Federal University of Technology, Owerri. The herders freely moved their cattles into farms destroying as they trotted along.
The women in these two communities couldn’t stand the combat ready Fulani herdsmen. They convened a meeting and brainstormed a way forward. The women had no gun, knife or any weapon that could match that of the Fulani marauders. Then out of the blues, one genius idea dropped into their mind.
Women understand that grazing animals cannot stand the smell or hotness of chili hot pepper. The women decided to try out their genius idea. They decided they were going to spread red-hot-dried chili pepper around their farmlands and see the outcome. They tasked themselves asking every woman in the community to donate one 1 derica cup of grounded pepper each.
They assembled a huge weight of pepper, organized themselves in groups and embarked on a night crawling job. They spread the pepper across all farms in their area and waited. The next day, the