The Ondo State Security Network Agency, aka Amotekun Corps, has arrested 42 cows for destroying farmlands within the Alagbaka extension space in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The state Commander, Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, acknowledged this whereas talking with journalists on the scene of the incident.
Adeleye defined that the cows have been seized after a collection of complaints by homeowners of the farmlands.
According to him, over eight completely different farmlands with crops corresponding to maize and cassava have been fully destroyed by the cows belonging to some Fulani herdsmen.
It was gathered that the herders, who have been armed, had chased away the farmers. The affected farmers later contacted the Amotekun Corps.
He stated, “When the joint safety community together with Agro-Rangers of the NSCDC received to the scene, the herders once more tried to assault the farmers, however, they have been overpowered by safety officers, resulting in the seizure of the cows whereas the herders took to their heels.”