A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Samuel Afolayan (retd.), in this interview with SUCCESS NWOGU, laments his frustration in getting justice following constant destruction of his farmland by herdsmen
Tell us your experience with herdsmen since you started your farm about 10 years ago?
My experience has been extremely bad. I have suffered untold and monumental losses to the destructive activities of herdsmen. Two hectares out of the hectares of cocoa that I experimented with, at the confluence of the river at each edge of my farm, was completely burnt when the trees had fruits growing on them. This is the same cocoa farm that former Governor Segun Oni of Ekiti State visited when he was in office in company with Captain Olubolade, a former Minister of Police Affairs, who was also a former Governor of Bayelsa State. They came to check if they could get the species to be…
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