Herdsmen And Farmers Conflict
A magistrates’ court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Tuesday, January 21 arraigned three herdsmen for alleged unlawful destruction of a rice farm worth N4.5 million.
Rahotanni sun kawo cewa mutane biyu sun mutu a wani karo tsakanin makiyaya da manoma a Sobe, karamar hukumar Owan ta yamma da ke jihar Edo.
The recent order by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state revoking all farmland titles and allocations on grazing reserves and cattle routes may affect some former governors and other key political leaders in the state.
The federal government is set to commence the remodeling of grazing reserves to ranches for the implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) in seven states.
The deceased was allegedly stabbed to death in his farm last month at Shelter Afrique Extension Afaha Atai village in Ibesikpo Asutan local government area of the state by the herders.
In a statement sent to journalists on Monday, November 18, the spokesman to the Governor Emeka Ihedioha, Chibuike Onyeukwu, stated that the group lacks legitimacy to speak for the state.