He suggested that the compensation, which might be in instalment, should be paid to those whose farms were destroyed throughout the federation.
“We sent out feelers to all states where we have branches of MURIC and the reports are overwhelmingly convincing.
“We asked our members to supply information on the activities of herdsmen in their states, including Abuja.
“In fact, we were stupefied by the outcome,’’ the director said.
Akintola charged both federal and state governments to take responsibility, saying it was clear that FG was yet to compensate what farmers were going through in the hands of marauding herdsmen.
“Perhaps we will appreciate the pain of farmers better when we realise that agriculture essentially entails a long and slow process from clearing to planting and harvesting.