Herdsmen Attacks In Nigeria
Going further, the news outlet reports that residents claimed security operatives are yet to arrive at the scene of the incident and the corpses of the victims are still scattered across the compounds where the attacks occurred.
Alhaji Salisu Garba-Kubayo, chairman, Kirikasamma local government area in Jigawa, said on Tuesday, September 25, that the ban on night grazing in the area was still in force.The ban was aimed at preventing farmlands encroachment
The chairman of the Benue State All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Aondoana Hembe, has disclosed that within the last nine months, farmer in the state have lost about N25bn to herdsmen attacks. He disclosed this on Monday.
As the 2019 elections approach, political aspirants vying for any elective office in Benue state have been mandated to be committed to back the state's anti-open grazing law. The groups made this disclosure on Friday, Sept 21.
Former vice president of Nigeria and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) claimed that the crisis between Fulani herdsmen and Tiv farmers in Plateau state can be resolved.
Benue governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed his satisfaction at the implementation of the state’s anti-grazing law which has led to the arrest of around 200 herdsmen out of which 49 have been convicted by courts of law.