Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom accuses defence minister of being part of a conspiracy to hijack land and give to the Fulani herdsmen

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    Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom accuses defence minister of being part of a conspiracy to hijack land and give to the Fulani herdsmen

    Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has remained resolute in his decision not to apportion land to herdsmen. The governor has also knocked defence Minister, Mansur Ali over his comments on the herdsmen crisis.

    It will be recalled that the minister blamed the recent massacre of innocent people by suspected Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country, especially Benue on the promulgation of anti-open grazing laws and blockade of grazing routes.

    In reaction, the governor spared no words in criticising the defence minister. He said ranching remains the global best practice and not grazing…



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