NIGERIA Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) has said that the farmers/herdsmen crisis has become worse this year that previous years, thereby, calling on the the government and other relevant stakeholders to accelerate the transition from nomadism to ranching as the only sure-fire way to end farmers/herdsmen crisis in the country.
The National President of NVMA, Dr. Godwin Abonyi, who made the disclosure during the 2018 Annual Summit of NVMA in Abuja recently, stressed that cattle ranching would also go a long way to improve the quality of animal husbandry.
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Dr. Abonyi commended the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje and his Sokoto counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal for their concerted efforts towards addressing the challenges facing livestock industry by putting visible infrastructure in place for livestock production.
“You can agree with me that the fatal herdsmen/farmers clashes nationwide have become much more worrisome and problematic this year than the previous years.
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