The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has said the state government would take ‘the next step’ inline with the quit notice issued to the herders in Ondo forest reserves.
The governor had also banned night grazing and outlawed underage herders as part of his administration’s effort to stop kidnapping in the state.
The Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Security Matters, Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo said that the state government “will wait for the expiration of the seven-day ultimatum handed down to the herdsmen occupying the forest reserves before it will know the next step.”
Newsng.com, also gathered that the governors of the South West States would meet with the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria also on Monday.
There has been an uproar following the quit orders given to Fulani herders by governor Akeredolu and a youth leader in Oyo State, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known Sunday Igboho.