NEC asks States to compensate herders/farmers crisis victims

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday agreed state governments should compensate of / crises, who have lost livelihoods.

The Council, which was presided over by , also encouraged to promote the modernisation of livestock farming.

These were two of the decisions reached during the meeting at the Old Banquet Hall of the , Abuja.

Speaking on the matter at the post-council meeting briefing, Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun noted many people suffered losses in targeted attacks and must be made to have a sense of .

He said the council re-committed to the protection of all residents without discrimination, adding that Governors would also ensure that criminals are arrested and prosecuted.

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