A former Governor of Ekiti State Segun Oni has condemned the current killings of farmers by herdsmen in Ikole Ekiti.
Whereas sympathising with the households of the victims, Oni referred to as for the safety of residents and swift motion by the Police to convey the perpetrators to justice.
“I deeply sympathise with the households of the farmers in Ikole Ekiti killed by some suspected herdsmen who are actually stated to be on the run. This act of wickedness and callousness is completely unacceptable and I strongly condemn this herder’s inhumanity to farmers.”
He urged the safety businesses to behave swiftly and do all the things inside their energy to convey the perpetrators to justice. “These newest killings should not be added to the numbers of comparable killings the place justice are but to be served.”
For the farmers in Ekiti State, he noticed that the sample and precarious nature of those killings have created palpable worry, lowered their morale and the attendant consequence of meals shortages and socio-economic dislocation.
He admonished the regulation enforcement businesses to take holistic actions that may instil confidence within the farmers and encourage them to return to their farms, saying the state authorities should additionally, at this level, do all the things doable to safe farms and the folks.
“I additionally wish to urge the federal authorities to take the onslaughts of those criminals masquerading as herdsmen severely; we mustn’t ever enable insecurity to outline our nation.”
Fmr Gov, Segun Oni condemns killing of farmers by herdsmen in Ekiti