Herdsmen destroy farms in Osun villages

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Some Fulani herdsmen have destroyed crops worth millions of naira in two communities in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State. One of the farms in Oki village is owned by a lecturer at the Department of Business Administration at The Polytechnic, Imesi Ile, Mr. Patrick Olaniyan, while the rampaging herdsmen also destroyed the cassava plantation belonging Joseph Osundare in Uro village.

Olaniyan, who narrated how he had been incurring losses for sometimes from the destructive activities of the herders said the suspected Fulani herdsmen led their animals into his farm where he planted yam and destroyed everything.

The herdsmen also extended destruction to the plantain farm of one of the princes in Imesi, Samuel Ajiboye. Another resident of the town, Kayode said that the herders had adopted a strategy of destroying farms in a community and then flee to avoid being arrested.

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