President Bola Tinubu has approved the establishment of a committee dedicated to reform of the livestock industry and provision of long-term solutions to recurring clashes between herders and farmers in the country.
The president announced the establishment of the committee on Thursday in Abuja following the submission of a report from the National Conference on Livestock Reforms and Mitigation of Associated Conflicts in Nigeria.
The president in a statement by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale said the committee is expected to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, and propose recommendations aimed at fostering a peaceful co-existence between herders and farmers while ensuring the security and economic well-being of all Nigerians.
Tinubu commended Ganduje for assembling the best minds and experts to find solutions to the perennial issues between pastoralists and farmers.
He also praised the committee members for their diligent work in examining the complex issues related to livestock management, land use, and security.
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