Akure South local government secretariat was sacked by over 30 herdsmen who invaded the council todayWorkers of the council fled as the herdsmen inflicted machete cuts on the shoulder of the councils Agriculture Officer Simon Johnson.

No fewer than three about to wedd couple fled to different directions as the herdsmen distrupted their wedding ceremonies slated for councils registry.

Many of them came back looking for their shoes and handbags after normalcy returned to the council.

It took the intervention of the Ondo State Commissioner of police, Mr. Gbenga Adeyanju, and the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mr. Pedro Ideba, who deployed their men in the council, before the situation was brought under control

Meanwhile members of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees NULGE are asking the government to act on the matter.

Following the incident, the secretariat was deserted by the workers, some of whom returned home immediately.

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