Herdsmen vs. Farmers clashes: Nigeria considers embedding trackers on grazing animals

Man with cattle

Some of the herdsmen are believed to be from neighbouring West African countries, particularly Niger.

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To prevent the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers across Nigeria, the federal government says it is considering inserting trackers on grazing cattle.

The Minister of Agriculture, Akinwunmi Adesina, stated this on Monday at the international conference on security and development challenges of pastoralists in West Africa.

Hundreds of people have been killed in several Nigerian states in clashes between the Fulani herdsmen and the farmers.

Some of the herdsmen are believed to be from neighbouring West African countries, particularly Niger.

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