OVERVIEW OF: Senate To Debate Farmers/Herders Crisis Today
The Nigerian Senate will debate the incessant clashes between herders and farmers across the country on the floor of the Senate today (Tuesday.)
The Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi made this known to newsmen on Monday.
He revealed that a motion for the debate on Farmers/Herders clashes is already prepared by the Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Robert Ajayi Boroffice.
According to Abdullahi, the problem is largely local, requiring local solutions, which can be given by respective state governments and Local Government Councils.
The lawmaker said the Senate is worried by the security threats in the country, including armed banditry and the Boko Haram insurgency.
He warned that if the issue remains unabated, there can’t be a development where there is no peace.