Farmers, Fulani herdsmen sign peace deal in Nasarawa

Farmers and Fulani herdsmen have signed a peace agreement in Doma, Nasarawa State to avoid the possibility of crisis in future.

The agreement was signed by the Chairman, Doma Farmers Association, Mustafa Osabo and Bello Inusa, Chairman, Fulani Association on Tuesday.

Speaking while signing the agreement, the duo said it was agreed that henceforth, none of the groups should threaten the other in the course of carrying out its lawful activities.

They also said that it was agreed that nobody should take the law into his hands and that any issue that would lead to the breach of the existing peace should be reported to the appropriate authority.

The leaders called on their followers to live in peace with one another.

“If there is no peace, there will be no development,” the leaders said.

The Chairman, Doma Local Government Council, Salisu Oga, had earlier urged the two groups to adhere to the agreement reached.

According to the chairman, no positive development can take place without peace

Mr. Oga assured them of his government’s commitment to the security of lives and property in the area.

The signing of the agreement was witnessed by members of the two associations, the police and traditional rulers from the area.

 


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