Senate Plans Summit On Farmers/Herders Clash.

Senate Plans Summit On Farmers/Herders Clash.

Senate has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to convene a national summit on herders/ farmers conflict in Nigeria.

This followed adoption of a motion on matter of urgent importance on the “Urgent Need for Rehabilitation of Agojeju Odo,Ajokpachi, Bagaji, and Bagana Communities in Omala of Kogi following gunmen attack, by Sen.   (APC-Kogi) at Tuesday’s plenary.

Presenting the motion, Jibrin, said the area had been under recurring attacks by gunmen, leading to killings,   destruction of property and farmlands.

He said the attacks and killings had rendered many homeless with no means of sustenance.

He said it was worrisome that AgojejuOdo, Ajokpachi Odo, Bagaji, and Bagana communities had been ravaged recently by gunmen, rendering over 30,000 inhabitants of the communities homeless and leading to exodus of the people to other parts of the state.

Sen.Adams Oshiomhole (APC -Edo) called for an ad hoc committee to organize public hearing to find a lasting solution to issue of farmers/herders conflict.



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