By Linus Oota, Lafia
Nasarawa State Governor, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has appealed to Fulani to embrace the National Livestock Transformation Programme (NLTP) about to begin in the state, to guarantee lasting peace for herders in Nasarawa State.
He made the name Thursday in Lafia when he hosted members of the Fulbe Youths and Women Ruga-Ruga Campaign Organization, at the Government House.
According to the Governor, with the NLTP about to begin in the state, particularly with the Federal Government securing monetary grant from the Netherlands authorities, to the tune of 400, 000 Euros, for the undertaking to begin in Nasarawa State, the Fulani stand to profit tremendously in the event that they embrace and assist the programme.
The Governor defined that his administration purchased into the concept of the NLTP as a result of it wishes peace for each herdsmen and farmers in the state, including that accepting to take part in the undertaking by the Fulani will guarantee lasting peace throughout the state, as they will be protected against rustlers and bandits.
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He identified that when the scheme lastly kicks off, with Nasarawa State being first amongst different states the place the NLTP will start, herdsmen are anticipated to be confined inside a location the place faculties, hospitals, security outpost, grasses for cattle and ingesting water for each human and animal consumption will be offered.
The Governor due to this fact urged the Fulani to embrace the NLTP when the scheme commences in the state.
Commenting on the return of peace in areas the place the Fulani are discovered, Governor Sule, while expressing satisfaction with the return of peace in such areas nevertheless mentioned he will not relaxation on his oars till bandits and kidnappers are banished from the state.
Earlier, in their separate remarks, leaders of the Fulbe Youths and Women delegation, Abubakar Ladan and Khadija Adamu, each recommended the Governor for his management qualities, which has introduced again peace to Fulani settlements throughout the state.
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