Quit notice violation: Amotekun sacks 37 herdsmen, 5000 cattle from Ondo

ads

Oyo Amotekun leader dies in accident caused by potholeBy Dayo Johnson

NO fewer than 37 herdsmen and 5,000 cattle were, yesterday, sacked by the Ondo State Security outfit, codenamed Amotekun, for violating the quit notice of forest reserves by the state government.

They were dismissed from the government forest reserves located at Ala, Oda and Ofosu.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu had issued a seven day quit notice to the herdsmen in the government forest reserves across the state.

See also  Some Yoruba leaders behind criminal herders -Osun OPC

Commander of the state Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye confirmed the arrest of the herders adding that other herdsmen have met with the Corps and had peacefully moved out of the state.

READ ALSO: My abductors sold me to herdsmen— Edo Immigration PRO

Adeleye said: “Some of them have opted to leave the state because they couldn’t meet with our terms and conditions.

See also  SDG: Bill to establish development fund passes second reading in House of Reps

“They came through the Chairman of Miyetti Allah in the state. Some opted to go to Osun, Edo and Kogi States.

“So our men escorted them to the boundaries of those states. We have to monitor their movements out of the state so that they would not destroy farms on their way out.

See also  Ortom tackles Bauchi gov on herders’ AK-47

“About 37 herders have been arrested with about 5, 000 cows. The majority of the herders have been coming to us through their chairman and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Hausa Matters.

Vanguard News Nigeria

The post Quit notice violation: Amotekun sacks 37 herdsmen, 5000 cattle from Ondo appeared first on Vanguard News.

ads

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply