ICC Note: The ongoing attacks by herdsmen in Nigeria has hindered the nation financially. In hopes of making changes, the Technical Advisor Mr. Andrew Kwasari to the National Economic Council (NEC), suggests a new plan.
06/20/2018 Nigeria (New Telegraph) – The PFN image maker said the organization condemned any attempt to “arm twist” Christians into accepting judgment delivered by courts in the northern part of the country without considering the religion of other people.
The Federal Government has said that Nigeria loses about $14 billion (N5.04 trillion) annually to the frequent conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in different parts of the country.
It has, therefore, developed a plan to permanently solve the farmers-herders’ conflicts which has claimed the lives of thousands over the years.
“Nomadic livestock production in Nigeria is facing major crises and is at a crossroads due to declining availability of pasture, overgrazing, and most importantly, the recurrent and expanding fatal conflicts between pastoralists and crop farmers.”
“The impacts on food and nutrition security, as well as public safety and national security, are huge and far-reaching.”
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