Herdsmen And Farmers Conflict
The governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom, has decided to personally implement the state’s anti-grazing law by arresting 150 cows accused of roaming the streets.
The federal government on Saturday, October 26 said it would establish Fulani settlements in order to settle the herdsmen in one place to eliminate herders/farmers' clashes.
The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, the group responsible for herdsmen across Nigeria, has apologized to the Governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom, over killings in the north central state carried out by members of the organisation.
Governor David Umahi, on Thursday, October 24, issued a seven-day ultimatum to Paschal Oluchukwu and his 'Organisation of Ebonyi Indigenes in the Diaspora' to apologise over an allegation seen as injurious.
To halt tension between farmers and herdsmen in Oyo, the state House of Assembly, on Thursday, October 24, passed the anti-open grazing law which would restrict the movements of cows.
The Oyo State House of Assembly is currently working on an anti-grazing bill that would restrict the movement of herders and their cows across the state.