Herdsmen And Farmers Conflict
The bill is sponsored by Speaker of the Assembly, Honourable Debo Ogundoyin; his deputy, Honourable Abiodun Fadeyi; majority leader, Honourable Sanjo Adedoyin and minority leader, Honourable Asimiyu Alarape.
Warning against the consequence of attacks, kidnapping, and killing should the programme be implemented in the region, Akintoye said invasion from people outside the zone may result to self-defence.
Zebulon Takwa, Peace and Development Adviser, Office of the UN resident coordinator in Nigeria says poor local government administration is largely responsible for farmers-herdsmen clashes.
This roundtable is the centre’s contribution to the search for solutions to some of the problems we are currently experiencing as a nation, particularly issues and matters around co-existence and security.
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state said that the state would implement the RUGA settlement scheme in spite of its suspension by the federal government.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) have declined an invitation by a former head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, for a meeting on national security issues in Minna, Niger state.