Some suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday attacked the farm of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation , Chief Olu Falae , at Ilado village in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State , destroying some crops worth millions of naira .
The Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba socio -cultural group , Afenifere , Mr . Yinka Odumakin, disclosed this to journalists in Akure after the monthly meeting of the association, held at the residence of the leader of the group , Chief Reuben Fasoranti on Tuesday.
The Personal Assistant to Chief Falae , Captain Moshood Raji (rtd .) , confirmed the incident, saying many crops were destroyed . He added that it was the police escorts of the elder statesman who shot continuously into the air that sent the herdsmen out of the farm .
Raji said , “They attacked baba ’s (Falae ) farm and destroyed the crops there but immediately we reported to the police .”