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The NKST Church has urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to secure the release of 15-year-old Leah Sharibu, one of the girls kidnapped at the Government Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe State.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has expressed shock over the decision of the South East governors not to accept the creation of cattle colonies and grazing in the zone.
The Secretary, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Engr Saleh Alhassan, has called on the federal government to provide security, especially to the rural communities in the country.
Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has explained how he’s been managing the clashes between herdsmen and farmers in various parts of the state while waiting for the Federal Government’s lasting solution.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has described the ban in night grazing by Fulani herdsmen by Governor Godwin Obaseki as unimplementable and cosmetic.
Former Commonwealth Secretary General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku-led Anambra State Elders Council has asked the Federal Government to urgently refund to Anambra State Government the over N43 billion certified debt owed the state, without further delay.
The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, has rejected the federal government’s proposed cattle colonies, saying his state will not cede land for it.
The Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has challenged Governor Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State, and the ruling party to make a bold statement on cattle colonies as proposed by the Federal Government across the states.
The Edo state government on Monday dismissed alleged statements credited to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that Governor Godwin Obaseki has approved land for the establishment of cattle colonies in the State.
The Federal Government on Sunday insisted that its plan to establish cattle colonies across the country was the best solution to herdsmen and farmers’ clashes.
A retired Archbishop of Methodist Church Nigeria, Ayo Ladigbolu, has described the proposed creation of cattle colonies for Fulani herdsmen as an attempt to seize land in other parts of the country for cattle rearers.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has said that they would do everything to resist Federal Government’s plans to establish cattle colonies and the ban on open grazing as passed by some State Governments.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has described the Federal Government’s proposed military cattle ranches as another plot kill Igbo people and take their land.
Youths of the Niger Delta region have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order military action against herdsmen across the nation as he did to curtail the activities of groups in the country.
He also revealed that the ILT during its just concluded meeting in the Federal Capital Territory, without equivocation, rejected the proposed establishment of Cattle Colonies in any part of Igbo land.
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