The Arewa Community in Abeokuta, Ogun State has lauded the Ogun State Governor, Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun, MFR for setting up a committee through the ministry of agriculture to resolve the crises of farmers and herders in the state.
Prince Hadi Sani, the coordinator of the Arewa community, which is the umbrella body of all 19 Northern states' ethnics in Ogun state, gave the commendation during a meeting held at the Tata Ketu, yewa north local government on Friday.
He also used the opportunity of the meeting to congratulate Abiodun over his victory at the supreme court.
He noted that he is quite optimistic that the Governor will ensure inclusion of the Arewa Community in his Cabinet to accommodate all the major settlement of Arewa across all local government of the State.
He said, ''I want to commend our amiable Governor for giving his best to resolve issues facing the farmers and the herders in the state. I also want to appreciate him for his huge intervention into the Agricultural sector through the Anchor Borrower Scheme''
The group coordinator also appealed to all the farmers and herders to embrace peace in order to ensure the investment of the Anchor borrower programs and our individual private investment in this sector are secured to bring about a Win-Win situation for all the stakeholders in the state.
Several stakeholders such as Ministry of Agriculture, All Farmers Association AFAM, Miyeti Allah, Nigeria Police, So Save corps, and all other major stakeholders critically discuss on modalities on how to resolve the issues to ensure lasting security of lives and property across the state.
He therefore thanked the entire Arewa community, Herders, farmers and all other stakeholders for embracing this diplomatic conflict resolution approach.