The herdsmen and farmer clashes in different part of the country, according to President Muhammadu Buhari, is being used to blackmail him by politicians.
The President however vowed that the Federal Government will exterminate the ugly incident by putting in place a measure that would bring lasting solution
Buhari made the comment yesterday at the All Progressives Congress grand rally held in Ado Ekiti ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti State.
“On the herders/farmers’ clashes, many people have been blackmailing me about it. But I can tell you that measures are being taken to ensure lasting solution,” Buhari noted.
The president also expressed delight to be in the midst of Ekiti people. “Ekiti people are dear to me. My interaction with Ekiti State dates back to decades ago and I have always known them to be people of discipline and integrity,” he said.
President Buhari, who described Ekiti people as honourable and intelligent, urged them to embrace the change agenda of APC. He said the APC-led federal government under his leadership had executed many projects in the state to generate employment and put food on the table of the residents of the state.