Benue Killings: I warned Ortom, he did not listen — Plateau Governor

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong

  • Governor Simon Lalong has shared his taught concerning the recent killings that happened in parts of Benue state
  • He blamed the agitation of the Fulani herdsmen on the anti-grazing bill recently passed into law
  • Governor Simon Lalong said he warned his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom, against implementing the law

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Thursday said he warned his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom, against implementing the state anti-grazing law recently passed into law.

Lalong said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He said his position was that it was wrong to start implementing the law without proper alternatives. The governor said Plateau was enjoying peace at the moment because his government brought everyone, including farmers and herdsmen, together

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