Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure
Suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday evening set ablaze the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Chief Olu Falae.
The farm was located at Ilado Community in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the former SGF, Captain Moshood Raji who confirmed the incident, said he (Raji) was called by a policeman that was guiding the farm.
He said the incident happened around 6pm. Raji said the farm was an oil plantation, which also has cassava and yam.
The retired army captain said that he and some other people had gone to assess the damage done to the farm.
The CSO said however that nobody was attacked on the farm as workers were not on the farm when the incident happened being a Sunday evening.
When the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the state police command, Mr Femi Joseph was contacted, he said he was not yet aware of the incident
Joseph promised to get in touch with the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area for briefing.
The farm of the former SGF had been attacked several times by
herdsmen, who had at a time kidnapped him for about five days.