From: Femi Oyelola,Kaduna
Southern Kaduna join Peace Committee has urged Farmers in the Zone to open all Cattle Routes as Herders Trans-humans will be returning for grazing as dry season approaches.
Co-Chairmen of the Committee, Professor Ben Gugwong and Dr. Ahmad Yande gave the advice during a courtesy visit to 12 Chiefdoms and Emirates in Southern Kaduna yesterday.
The Committee was inaugurated by the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam.
The Committee while at Agwam Bajju Palace in Zonkwa and Chief of Kagoro Palace respectively disclosed that one of the major remote causes of the Herders/Farmers clashes that need to be immediately addressed is to ensure all Cattle routes are open for Fulani Herders who will be returning for grazing during the dry season.
According to them, the 10-Man committee was inaugurated to consolidate on the already peace effort built and continue to find lasting solutions to handful problems that are still existing in some parts of the region.