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Presidency sets up committee for livestock industry reform 



The administration of President Bola Tinubu has set up a committee to look into the farmer-herder clashes in Nigeria by setting up a Presidential Committee for reform of the livestock industry and also proffer long-term solutions to clashes between herders and farmers. 

This was disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja after the President received a report from the National Conference on Livestock Reforms and Mitigation of Associated Conflicts in Nigeria. 

The conference was convened by the former Executive Governor of Kano State and Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Umar Ganduje. 

Committee’s role

President Tinubu revealed that the committee is expected to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security and propose recommendations towards fostering peaceful co-existence between herders and farmers while ensuring the security and economic well-being of all Nigerians, he said: 


He praised the ex-governor of Kano State Ganduje for assembling the best minds and experts to find solutions to the perennial issues between pastoralists and farmers, adding that committee members have shown diligence towards livestock management, land use, and security. 

Ganduje said he is convinced that the report submitted has the antidote to the problems of the livestock industry.