Following the directive from the President that all States should create portions for the herdsmen to graze, some states have agreed and some have not.
Recall that crisis had occurred in several parts of the country which were allegedly caused by herdsmen leading to loss of lives and properties in the country.
The Herdsmen Issue And Crisis, For How Long?
As reported by the Nigerianewsng.com, several issues have arisen from the colonies leading to opinions from stakeholders as well as comments from state governments.
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Despite these issues, 16 states have agreed to the idea that was moved by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh.
The states believed that agreeing to the move will go a long way in averting the crisis in the country.
These states are, Adamawa, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara, Kebbi, Nasarawa, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Borno, Jigawa, Yobe, Niger, Kogi and Kwara states.
Meanwhile, the 17 southern State has said no to the colonies alongside Benue and Taraba.
Based on this the 16 states that have agreed will be parting away with 5,000 hectares of land in their states which will be used as colonies for the herdsmen.
The killings in Benue and Taraba have not come to a halt and several farmlands are still been burnt down by the herdsmen. will this persist? what will be the fate of states who have refused to the colonies?
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