President Buhari has approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch,” 368 grazing sites, across 25 states in the country, “to determine the levels of encroachment.”
At the no-nonsense rate the Benue State Government is going in arresting cattle, enormous public funds would be required in building prisons for the valued Fulani animal. The arrested cattle and their convicted nomadic herders need to enjoy the same prison space. After all, both jointly committed the crime.
Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo and other APC opportunists can no longer speak for the Yorubas in Nigeria.
I know the views expressed here may not be popular due to prevailing sentiments against the herdsmen but every thing cannot and should not be politicized. Even if the states reject the FG’s Ruga initiative, they need to come up with their own schemes to put a stop to open gazing and the attendant criminality.
The quest for solutions to Africa’s myriad of problems as exemplifies by Nigeria “The Giant of Africa” is conceptualized as a disease in this piece.