Federal Gov’t Launches ‘Pulaku Initiative’ To Curtail Farmer-Herder Conflicts

The federal government is set to commence the implementation of the ‘Pulaku Initiative’, a large-scale resettlement programme aimed at addressing the root causes of farmer-herder conflicts and fostering national unity.
Accordingly, the Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday, inaugurated a steering committee to coordinate the implementation of the initiative in fulfilment of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s promise to improve the lives of all Nigerians.
The committee chaired by the Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Arc. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa also has representatives of governors of the affected States as members.
Other members of the committee include the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Sen. Abubakar Kyari; representatives of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Director General of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), BUA Group, Dangote Group and the Director General of NEMA, among others.

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