Friday, 16 June 2017

Jigawa State government disburses N2.26m to victims of farmers/herdsmen clash

​Alhaji Sani Babura, Executive Secretary, Jigawa Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said the state government has disbursed N2.26 million to victims of Marmara farmers/herdsmen clash in Guri Local Government Area.

Babura made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Thursday. He said the amount was given to 60 people who lost their farm products and personal items as a result of the clash. The SEMA boss stated that one person died, while houses and property worth millions of naira were destroyed during the incident.

Babura expressed sadness over the persistent clashes between farmers and herdsmen at Guri Local Government Area and some parts of the state. He called on security agencies to intensify efforts to address the ugly trend. Babura appealed to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other International Donor agencies to come to the aid of the victims.


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