By Dayo Johnson Akure
NO fewer than six herdsmen again invaded the farm of the
former Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF,
Chief Olu Falae in Akure, the Ondo state capital and
destroyed his farm.
Timely intervention of police who were deployed by the
state police command prevented the loss of lives.
However reports had it that over N5m worth of maize were
destroyed by the cow that grazed on the farm located at
llado in Akure North area of Ondo state.
Source explained that the policemen drafted to the farm
had to shoot into the air to drive away the herdsmen and
their cows in the middle of the night.
The personal Assistant to Chief Falae, Moshood Raji
confirmed the destruction of the farm by the herdsmen.
Meanwhile, the four people that were kidnapped on Monday
by some unknown gunmen on Ikare-Owo Expressway have
The four persons were kidnapped on Oba/Ose area of the
state while travelling in a commercial vehicle to Akure from
Ikare, the headquarters of the Akoko
One of the occupants of the vehicle who put up a fight was
shot dead while the others were abducted.
Police lmage maker Femi Joseph said the abducted
persons were released following the efforts of the men of
Joseph said ” On getting the information our men swung
into action and when we closed in on them (kidnappers)
they had no choice but to release the victims”
He added that two persons have also been arrested in
connection with the killing of the Baptist cleric, Pastor Deji
Joshua in Okitipupa area of the state
Joshua was killed by some gunmen while his motorcycle
was stolen by the assailants.
Joseph added that suspects are in police custody while the
stolen motorcycle has been recovered.
He added” We have arrested two of them (suspects) but
we can’t disclose their names now for security reason. We
are going after the others and we will get them
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