THE Chairman of Farmer’s Association in Otun-Ekiti, Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti, Mr Peter Ibitoye, on Wednesday, decried incessant kidnappings of farmers urging security agencies to help arrest kidnappers tormenting their members.
Addressing a press conference in Otun-Ekiti, Ibitoye said the lives of their members were unsafe as a result of attacks on them in their various farms.
He noted with concern that some farmers had abandoned their farms because of fear of attack and kidnap.
“I want to appeal to the security agencies including the Nigeria Police, Military, Amotekun corps and Vigilance group to help us curb incessant kidnapping and attacks on our members.
“Cases of killings and kidnapping of our members are becoming serious issues that needs to be addressed urgently.
“The state government only rely on security agencies to help curb the menace, this is why we are also appealing to them to help us provide a lasting solution to every acts of kidnapping.
“I want to appeal to our security agencies to rescue us from these unknown kidnappers, who want to ruin our lives,”