Discordant Tunes Trail Call For Herdsmen’s Return To The North

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The second-tier of government in Ekiti State has been in the news since last December, when all the 16 PDP council chairmen were suspended and coordinating directors appointed by the state government. ALO ABIOLA writes on the recall, reinstatement and resumption directive to eight of the council chiefs

The proposed implementation of Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) across the country by the Federal Government as part of measures to militate against farmers/herdamen clashes has bren greeted with mixed reactions.

Where as, the RUGA saga has been temporarily laid to rest with the suspension of it’s implementation, the rumbles it generated are still being felt with several groups, maintaining different positions.

While some felt the fedefal government would revisit the RUGA matter, others felt if the Fulani herdsmen are being rejected and their lives threatened, they should return to the North from where they moved to the Southern part of the country in search of green grass for…



Source: Leadership Newspaper