Ekiti: LG boss cautions farmers against bush burning in dry season



The Chairman, Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti , Mr Ayodimeji Adeola, on Friday cautioned farmers against burning bushes in their during the dry season.
Adeola said this in an interview the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ido-Ekiti.
He said such practice could be disastrous as the fire could extend to other people’s or property.
The chairman urged farmers planning to clear their in preparation for the next planting season to be careful wait to put out the fire before leaving their .
Adeola added that hunters of grasscutters, rabbits other wild animals should desist from setting fires on farms bushes.
” I want to appeal to farmers hunters who are fond of burning bushes to desist from such habits.
“Any farmer who wishes to burn bushes on their farms should ensure that he is careful and wait till the fire goes out  before leaving the farm.
“We are passionate about the lives and property of people in Ido-Ekiti and we do not want any carelessness part of any farmer to cause havoc in community,” he said.
Adeola appealed to farmers, hunters and residents to be cautious and avoid activities that could cause fire outbreaks during the dry season. (NAN)