– The Muslim Rights Concern Is (MURIC) has urged the federal government to compensate farmers whose farms were destroyed by herders. – Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the director of the group, said there are facts and figures that some farms were destroyed by the Fulani herders – Akintola said he has asked his members to supply information on the activities of herdsmen in their states.
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The director of the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Prof. Ishaq Akintola, asked the FG to compensate farmers. Credit: The Nation. Source: UGC It would be recalled that the six southwest governors had banned open grazing two weeks ago during a meeting on security challenges rocking the region in Akure, Ondo state. The statement read: “The most recent report from a young member of MURIC in Ogun state who ventured into agriculture reads: ‘Herders invaded my five hectares of rice farm three days ago (Sunday, 31st January, 2021) and it was totally destroyed. “The incident happened at the farm of Sanpro Foods, a rice production company whose premises is located at the Oyan farm settlement, Ibaro Rice Village, Ibaro in Abeokuta North Local Government, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The farm is along Igboora Road after the roundabout.Want did you have to say about this song? We want to hear from you all Drop you comments Click here to comment