- The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari's administration, describing it as the worse so far
- According to the report, the governor expressed disappointment over the president’s way of handling critical matters in the country
- Governor Ortom made this statement while reacting to the president’s reintroduction of open grazing policy
Legit.ng gathered that Ortom had on Tuesday, August 24, expressed disappointment at the way the president has handled certain critical matters in the country, especially insecurity.
InformationNigeria report indicates that, the governor, while reacting to the president’s open grazing policy, said:
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“Mr President is pushing me to think that what they say about him, that he has a hidden agenda in this country is true,” Ortom said, adding: “because it is very clear that he wants to fulanise but he is not the first Fulani president.
"If Mr President respects the law, the Land Use Act gives governors the power to preside over land administration on behalf of the people that they govern."
Legit.ng gathered that while the president believes that open grazing could be a solution to the lingering farmers/herders clashes, Ortom believes that it will only worsen insecurity.
He said it was disappointing that despite the fact that most states have agreed that ranching is a better way to go in an attempt to resolve the crisis, the president maintained his stance on open grazing.
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It was reported that the human rights activist was reacting to the president’s reintroduction of grazing routes.
The human rights lawyer said the country has gone beyond the stage of looking for grazing routes.