The Buhari administration has been asked to regulate herdsmen activities by creating an agency for it , this call was made by the country’s minister of justice, Abubakar Malami.
According to him, the crisis between the herders and farmers had become a pressing issue that needs The federal government intervention, he urged them to create a separate agency for herdsmen.
The attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), said the agency will help regulate activities of the herdsmen.
He disclosed this while delivering his address as a special guest of honour at the Peace, Unity, and Security Lecture Series at the ECOWAS main auditorium in Abuja on Tuesday, February 16.
He said: “Nigeria is predominately agricultural in nature and by geography. To that extent, there is constant mobility of herders across the different belts of Nigeria. It is perhaps time to consider the setting-up of a commission for pastoralism regulated by law.