By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Osun State Government has warned herdsmen in the state not to extend grazing to any of the farm settlements in order to prevent crisis in the state.
The Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr. Adedayo Adewole stated this in his office in Osogbo at a meeting with officers from OSSADEP Iwo, and representatives of Iwo farm settlement and other stakeholders.
Adewole said that the era of allowing cattle to destroy farm products arbitrarily was gone since government is now keen to propagate diversification of economy in the area of agriculture.
The Commissioner who said that security of lives and property of Osun residents is paramount to Gboyega Oyetola led the government stressed that farmers and herdsmen are to work harmoniously for the upliftment of agric business in the state.
He added that necessary memos would be raised for the restriction of open grazing around farm settlements in Osun.