Tuesday 25th July, 2017
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Jigawa disburses N2.26m to victims of farmers/herdsmen clash

Jigawa 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.
 
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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