Abiodun Inaugurates Peace Keeping Committee on Farmers/Herders Conflict
Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has inaugurated a 20-man peacekeeping committee on the farmers and herders clashes in the state.
Inaugurating the Committee headed by a former House of Representatives member Kayode Oladele, on Saturday, at the Obas’ Complex, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Abiodun mandated members of the panel to determine the cause of the ethnic clashes in Yewaland, the losses and recommend how to forestall recurrence.
Abiodun gave the committee comprising state security chiefs, traditional rulers, lawmakers, government officials, representatives of Fulani herdsmen and farmers, four weeks to submit its report.
The governor equally noted that while committee assignment takes immediate effect, his government would roll out palliatives to the victims of the clashes to cushion the effect of their losses.
He added that some victims displaced due to the crisis would be provided with shelter.
In their separate remarks, some of the committee members applauded the governor for the prompt intervention and response. They promised that the members would carry out its assignment diligently.