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Herders/Farmers Clash : Jigawa Governor Tasks NSCDC On Resolution

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Governor Umar Namadi of Jigawa state has commended the officers and men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, for their roles in the maintenance of internal security in the nation.

The Governor who paid a working visit to the Commandant General of NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi expressed satisfaction with the performance of the Corps nationwide and lauded the CG for providing quality leadership through dints of hardwork, dedication and patriotism.

Governor Namadi who informed the CG of the concerns expressed by farmers in the state due to attacks by herders which has over the years led to fear appealed for prompt intervention of the Corps in providing security for farmers in the affected area to restore their confidence to freely go back to farming.

The Governor stated that Jigawa State contributes a lot to the food security of the nation and the affected area was a major point where food was produced for both the people of the state and the nation at large.

Responding the CG promised to deploy well-trained Agro Rangers personnel to the state to find lasting solutions to the lingering farmers and herders clashes.

Dr Audi also thanked Governor Namadi for his support to the Corps in Jigawa State, and assured him of putting a stop to the security challenges facing the agricultural sector.

He said that more effort will be channeled towards peace building through the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), pointing out that in the last two years, over 100 farmer/ herder clashes were amicably resolved by the Corps.

PR/ Nkoru Okeke

Written by: Bukky Alabi

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