There was confusion in ore, Odigbo local government area of Ondo state on Thursday as two local farmers suddenly slumped while their farms were being bulldozed at the order of the state government through the  investment company that now acquires the ownership of the forest reserves.

The incident occured at Sifawu and Ominla areas of the town.

The farmers were however rescued by their colleagues who later staged a protest against the development, demanding compensation for the affected farmers.

Positive fm gathered that the farmers had accused the company of breaching terms of agreement reached by the two parties and vowed to halt activities of the company until their interests were met.

In an interview, spokesman for the farmers  Mr Segun Ebiwonjumi and Mr Raphael Ayenitaju lamented the incident saying many of their colleagues had died in the last 6months due to the hardship from the company in charge of forest reserves.

The farmers appealed to the government to prevail on thr company to carve an enclave of about 1000htrs for sharing among the farmers to guarantee peace.

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