Drama ensued on Wednesday at Ijare town in Ifedore local government area of Ondo state as community chiefs led youths of the town to chase away herdsmen that have been causing problems for the community.
Tension As Herdsmen Take To Their Heels, Leaving Cows Behind In Ondo
The herdsmen however left their cows behind and ran for their life .
A source in Ijare town told ROVING REPORTERS that the incident occured after warnings have been given to the herdsmen by the community on the need for them to leave Ijare town following destruction of many farmlands by their cows.
It was gathered that the herdsmen refused to leave but went far into distant place to rare their cows, a development that the community leaders were not comfortable with.
On Wednesday morning, the youths of the community traced the herdsmen and having seen the youths , the herdsmen took to their heels ,leaving their cows behind.
The cows that are almost hundred were later led to the palace of Olujare of Ijare, Oba Oluwagbemigun for safety.
The source said “ they have been adamant and it was high time they left. We didn’t harm them but we were surprised the way they ran away like being chases by a lion.
They have been destroying our farms and we could no longer condone such losses again.
We don’t have problem with them but we don’t want them and their cows in Ijare anymore.
It would be recalled that thunderstorm killed many cows in Ijare town last year.
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