Fulani Herdsmen Burn Farm Of Ex-Naval Chief,Samuel Afolayan, Destroy Crops Worth Over N200m In Kwara

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Vice-Admiral Samuel Afolayan, a former naval chief, yesterday claimed that herdsmen burnt his 20 hectares of orange plantation, 20 hectares of cassava farm and five hectares of palm plantation.
 
The Nation reports that Afolayan disclosed this while addressing reporters in Ibbo-Ile, Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State.
 
He said herdsmen had been destroying his plantations in the last 10 years.
 
According him, the farm is about 500 hectares and the damages when put together worth over N200 million.
 
Afolayan said:
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“The burning of my farmland has become an annual routine. This is the first time of letting people into what has been happening in the last 10 years. It is the cow-rearers that have been damaging my farms, and right now, there are about three cases in court.

“Every year, my farm is burnt and I thought it was not deliberate when it first started. When I realise that those involved are people of low means, I will release them. But along the line I discovered they were being sponsored by people of means.

“Somebody is presently in detention and he is from Zamfara State; the one in court is from Niger State. So most of the damages I have been incurring are from the North. They carry their cows, mindless of the size of what you have or get, and destroy it with impunity.

“No less than 20 hectares of oranges, five hectares of palm trees and 20 hectares of cassava had been burnt or destroyed this year. I am not an expert or a valuer, but my estimation is that the current loss is over N200 million.”
cypanyahucha at 12:58 PM, 18 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Na waaoo.
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slimber at 02:04 PM, 18 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Nah waaa this people don't ever get tired
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smart61 at 02:33 PM, 18 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Nigeria have become a country were every citizen must be his own security guard. Anything Islamic is evil
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kayveetee at 04:58 PM, 18 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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Quote from: smart61 on 02:33 PM, 18 Jan 18
Nigeria have become a country were every citizen must be his own security guard. Anything Islamic is evil


Mumu Wetin bring Islam come here now ? Idiot
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gogoman at 04:42 AM, 19 Jan 18 (1 month ago)
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wetin una dey fight for?
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