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Herdsmen attack my farm every year – Nigerian politician Olu Falae laments

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Herdsmen attack my farm every year – Nigerian politician Olu Falae laments

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– Olu Falae lamented the fresh attack on his farm by suspected herdsmen
– According to him, the herdsmen attack and destroy his farm every year, so new grass can sprout for their cattle
– He said crops worth millions of naira are destroyed every year by these herders
The former Secretary General of the Federation, Olu Falae, has lamented the fresh attack on his farm by men suspected to be herdsmen.
According to reports Falae said the destruction of his farm has become an annual occurrence as these herders burn down crops worth millions of naira every year so that fresh grass can grow for their cattle.
 Previously we reported that a section of Falae’s farm at Ilado in Akure north local government area of Ondo state was burnt down by herdsmen on January 21 .

Falae, while speaking during a meeting with the state delegation at the farm on Monday, January 22, said:

“I don’t know why herdsmen have been attacking my farm. They did it last year; they did the same the year before the last. That is how they burn it every year so that fresh grass can come out for their cattle to eat.
“They attack my oil palm cultivation. The mature oil palm trees that have been bearing fruits to make palm oil have been burnt down.”

According to reports a social cultural Yoruba group, Afenifere, has
condemned the attack on an oil palm plantation belonging to the 1999 presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy, Olu Falae.
The group said the continued attacks by suspected herdsmen on Falae’s farm has gone too far.
The publicity secretary of Afenifere group, Yinka Odumakin, said the attack on Falae’s farm is unacceptable

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