At least ten suspected herdsmen again invaded the farm of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF) Chief Olu Falae in Ilado in Akure South local government area of the state, destroying his Palm tree plantation and other crops.
The herdsmen who arrived at the farm around 5:30pm set the whole farm on fire and ran away immediately the security operatives at the farm noticed the fire outbreak.
The Personal Assistant to Chief Falae, Moshood Raji, who confirmed the destruction of the farm by the herdsmen said the Palm tree plantation farm was “seriously affected
Raji explained that there was distress call from the policemen at the farm alerting about the fire in the farm, saying they had to mobilise to the farm to put off the fire.
All the maize and cassava have been destroyed while the Palm Oil plantation was seriously affected.
Herdsmen had invaded the farm on Falae’s birthday abducting him after destroying his farm and was released a week after.
After his release, the herdsmen returnee to the farm, destroying the farm and exchanged gun battle with security operatives at the farm.
They had also visited the farms more than twice after Falae’s abduction, vowing to return to the farm in retaliation of their kinsmen sentenced to prison over Falae’s abduction.