Anambra community, herdsmen clash over destruction of crops

Members of Ebenebe community of Awka North Local Government Area have clashed with cattle herdsmen in the area over the alleged destruction of their crops by livestock tended by Fulani herdsmen.

A source said members of the community had mobilised to fight back after herdsmen moved their livestock to destroy crops in farms, while also threatening members of the community with attack.

DAILY POST gathered that heads of security agencies in the state, traditional rulers, heads of communities and representatives of Ebenebe community and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association met yesterday to resolve the crisis.

A press release by ASC Okadigbo Edwin, the Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, which confirmed the meeting, stated that the meeting…

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