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We ‘ll not allow killer herdsmen overrun us – Gov

By Adekola Afolabi


Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,, has said the state will not allow criminals masquerading as herdsmen to overrun the state under any guise.

Governor Akeredolu, who vowed to bring to justice the killer herdsmen terrorizing some communities, assured of more security presence in some areas in the state.

The Governor spoke on Tuesday in his office while receiving on courtesy visit, representatives of Auga Community led by the Alauga of Auga-Akoko, Oba Samuel Agunloye.

Akeredolu, who frowned at the incessant attacks on farmers and their farmlands, especially in the bordering towns, assured that increased security presence will be deployed.

He charged the people to also be prepared and report suspected criminals to the security on time, saying his administration will not allow killer herdsmen to overrun the state.

The Governor also called on traditional rulers in the state to work with the Amotekun Corp and other security agencies for proper security of their domain.

He emphasized that the Iboropa – Auga/Ase/Ikaram road was part of the road  slated to be constructed  under the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP).

On renovation of Auga Community Grammar School,  Governor Akeredolu said the time has come for communities to come up with various strategies towards developing their schools, saying his olds students association and the communities must joined  hands in developing the schools in their localities.

The monarch appreciated the Governor on behalf of the Auga Community for the various infrastructural development across the state.

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