Herdsmen And Farmers Conflict
Plateau governor, Simon Lalong, on Tuesday, February 23, during a programme alleged that farmers just like herdsmen now carry AK-47 rifles for self-defense.
Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state, has said that without an alternative the ban on open grazing will not end the incessant farmers/herders crisis.
Fulani herdsmen under the aegis of Miyetti Allah association have written to eight Yewaland communities in the state, telling them to expect fresh attacks.
The director of the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Professor Ishaq Akintola, has declared that Fulani herdsmen have no right to carry AK-47 rifles anywhere.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Friday, February 19, held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the farmer-herder crisis in the state
The youths urged the state government to interact with its neighbours to explore other solutions that will keep criminal elements out of the entire northwest.