President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting a delegation led by the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje, at the council chamber of the State House, Abuja.
Although the purpose of the meeting is not yet public, that the participants will present a document containing key recommendations on quelling farmer-herder clashes nationwide.
Since 1999, farmer-herder conflicts in Nigeria have claimed thousands of lives as disputes over arable land resources between herders and farmers festers in the country’s North
On August 29, Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, put the total number of lives lost at over 60,000 when he opened a stakeholders’ interactive session held by the House Ad-hoc Committee.
Abbas lamented that, farmer-herder clashes which were hitherto seen as a regional or a confined conflict have ballooned into many West African countries.