- Kwara state governor has appointed a special assistant on Fulani affairs
- The SSG said the appointment was driven by Kwara governor’s commitment to ensure harmonious relationship between herdsmen and farmers
- He said the decision to appoint a special assistant on Fulani Affairs was reached at the enlarged meeting of the state Security Committee
The appointment of Abdul-Azeez Muhammad as special assistant, Fulani affairs, to represent Miyetti-Allah Breeders Association has been approved by the Kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed.
Premium Times reports that Isiaka Gold, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday, April 24, in Ilorin.
Gold claimed that the appointment was driven by the governor’s commitment to ensure harmonious relationship between herdsmen, farmers and other segments of the society.
"Many states across the country have been ravaged by bloodletting in the wake of unending clashes between farmers and suspected armed herdsmen," he said.
The SSG also submitted that the appointment would also serve to ease communication between members of the umbrella body of herders, the Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), the government and local farmers in the state.
He also noted that the decision to appoint a special assistant on Fulani Affairs was reached at the enlarged meeting of the state Security Committee held recently, the news outlet reported further.
Going further, he congratulated the new special assistant, urging him to approach his new assignment with the diligence and dedication.
Legit.ng had reported that the Kwara state government on Saturday, April 7, announced a reward of N5 million for anyone with useful information that can lead to the arrest of robbers who attacked five banks in Offa on Thursday, April 5.
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The governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, in a statement by his senior special assistant on media and communications, Muyideen Akorede, called on anyone with useful information on the incident to contact the state police command.
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