Ogun Farmers/ Herders conflict: Abiodun presents report to Buhari - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE


Friday, 19 February 2021

Ogun Farmers/ Herders conflict: Abiodun presents report to Buhari

By Our Correspondent

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Friday met with President, Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja.

Abiodun who shared pictures from the meeting said he presented a report on the crisis between farmers and herders in the state to the President.

“At State House Abuja, I presented the Report on Farmer-Herder Crisis in Ogun State to President @MBuhari, GCFR,” the Governor tweeted.

Meanwhile, Ogun State has begun recruitment for its own chapter of the Western Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps.

The state government said the full operation of the Corps will ensure that lives and property in the state, particularly in remote areas, are secured.

The Chief of Staff to Governor Abiodun, Alhaji Shuaib Salisu, said this when he featured in a live television programme in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Salisu said the state had procured 100 patrol vehicles, 200 motorcycles and communication gadgets to enhance the Corps’ operations, adding that Amotekun will have formations in all the 20 local government areas of the state.