Farmers-Herders Clash: Afenifere Calls For Domestication Of Cattle Ranching
The Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Afenifere wants governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to increase the tempo of beefing up security across Ondo State
A leader of the group in Ondo State , Bashorun Sehinde Arogbofa gave the advice when he led members on a courtesy visit to governor Akeredolu in Akure.
Bashorun Arogbofa appreciated Governor Akeredolu for the introduction of Amotekun security outfit arguing that government could hardly succeed without the security of lives and property of the citizens.
He described Amotekun as a forerunner of the state police and encouraged Governor Akeredolu to keep the flag flying.
In a bid to end frequent clashes between Herders and farmers, the Afenifere leader called for domestication of cattle ranching as obtainable in Akunnu and Auga settlements in the state.
Responding, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who appreciated the roles played by the group in the creation of Ondo State described the security of citizens as number one responsibility of every government
Governor Akeredolu however suggested modern equipment to enhance Amotekun operation as well as a multi-level policing to tackle upsurge of criminality in recent times
The governor who also believed in restructuring promised to engage more hands in security saying the region would continue to remain as Nigeria while pressing on its inalienable rights.