FG Approves Rebuilding Of Communities Affected By Herdsmen’s Attacks | The Precision



The National Economic Council was on Thursday given an interim briefing on the NEC Working Group’s assignment on herdsmen-farmers clashes.

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, told State
House correspondents this at the end of a meeting of the council
presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa,
The council, which was chaired by Osinbajo, had all the
36 state governors, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and some
relevant ministers as members.
The Bauchi State governor said Osinbajo, who headed the NEC committee, delivered the interim briefing.
Abubakar quoted the Vice-President as saying that
President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the rebuilding of communities
affected by the recent clashes.
He stated that Osinbajo also said the President had
approved the establishment of a committee saddled with the
responsibility of deciding the modalities to be adopted in rebuilding
the communities.

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He further quoted Osinbajo as reporting to the council
that the group, which he headed, had met twice and formed a technical
sub-committee chaired by the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi.
He said the sub-committee was given the assignment of
consultations with some of the affected communities, adding that the
working group would give a detailed report at the end of the work of the

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