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South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Weneda(m): 12:35am On Feb 18
Tony Okafor , Awka
Farmers under the platform of the Eastern Farmers ’ Association have demanded N 9bn from the Federal Government as compensation for the destruction of their crops and farmlands by herdsmen and their animals .

The group decried what it called the Federal Government ’s neglect over the losses incurred by farmers as a result of the activities of herdsmen and their cattle over the years.
It said the compensation was to mitigate the losses .

“ Since the advent of the Fulani herdsmen in the eastern region , the Federal Government has been paying lip service to the monumental destruction of our crops and farmland ,” the group said.

The group ’s Coordinator , Paul Achalla , and Secretary -General, Nneka Orji , signed the petition .

The statement read in part , “ The Federal Government is only interested in securing herdsmen and paying compensation for their cattle without a thought to what they did to our farmlands .
“ Our state governments pay compensations for cows killed by villagers .

“ So far , we have lost over N 9 bn as a result of the activities of the herdsmen and nobody is talking about it and even when they promise to pay a token , there is no laid down parameter to actually ascertain the level of damage and its cost implications .

“ We urge the governors’ forum in eastern Nigeria as well as the Ohaneze Ndigbo to look into our plight and make a strong statement and representation for us so that the Federal Government to pay us compensation of at least N 9 bn , which translates to N 1 bn per state that make up the old Eastern Region of Nigeria ” .

https://punchng.com/south-east-farmers-demand-n9bn-from-fg-over-herdsmens-menace/

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by NwaNimo1(m): 12:36am On Feb 18

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by KVN1(m): 12:47am On Feb 18
since the government can negotiate and pay ransom to bandits and other terrorists.. then these peaceful Farmers also deserve to be compensated..

what is good for the goose is good for the gander

There's enough money to go round

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by stonemasonn: 12:50am On Feb 18
KVN1:
since the government can negotiate and pay ransom to bandits and other terrorists.. then these peaceful Farmers also deserve to be compensated..

what is good for the goose is good for the gander

There's enough money to go round
seconded.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Ever8090: 1:13am On Feb 18
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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Optional09: 1:14am On Feb 18
Weneda:
Tony Okafor , Awka
Farmers under the platform of the Eastern Farmers ’ Association have demanded N 9bn from the Federal Government as compensation for the destruction of their crops and farmlands by herdsmen and their animals .
The group decried what it called the Federal Government ’s neglect over the losses incurred by farmers as a result of the activities of herdsmen and their cattle over the years.
It said the compensation was to mitigate the losses .
“ Since the advent of the Fulani herdsmen in the eastern region , the Federal Government has been paying lip service to the monumental destruction of our crops and farmland ,” the group said.
The group ’s Coordinator , Paul Achalla , and Secretary -General, Nneka Orji , signed the petition .
The statement read in part , “ The Federal Government is only interested in securing herdsmen and paying compensation for their cattle without a thought to what they did to our farmlands .
“ Our state governments pay compensations for cows killed by villagers .
“ So far , we have lost over N 9 bn as a result of the activities of the herdsmen and nobody is talking about it and even when they promise to pay a token , there is no laid down parameter to actually ascertain the level of damage and its cost implications .
“ We urge the governors’ forum in eastern Nigeria as well as the Ohaneze Ndigbo to look into our plight and make a strong statement and representation for us so that the Federal Government to pay us compensation of at least N 9 bn , which translates to N 1 bn per state that make up the old Eastern Region of Nigeria ” .
https://punchng.com/south-east-farmers-demand-n9bn-from-fg-over-herdsmens-menace/

Now that’s what’s up

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by MrColdsweat: 2:00am On Feb 18
Them don put FG for tight corner. If FG refuses to pay, then they have given the farmers good reasons to support ESN.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Franklyspeakin: 2:42am On Feb 18
Lols
Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by MikeBetty(m): 3:27am On Feb 18
Some fools are advising fg to set up herdsmen commission.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Tranquillity360: 3:35am On Feb 18
That is a good idea.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by butterfly777(m): 4:40am On Feb 18
If different types of criminals can enjoy amnesty and government patronage, then this is not too much to do for legitimate farmers whose investments are destroyed.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by aleeyus(m): 5:34am On Feb 18
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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Kekerefunmi: 5:35am On Feb 18
Great! Since Gumi is encouraging bandits to ask for free money. Let the national cake go round cheesy

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Incognito403: 5:35am On Feb 18
Lol. Igbo man and money shaa.

Nationwide, farmers truly deserve compensation. Farmers oo, not ministry of agric.

So also, herders deserve funds/support to setup ranches. Yes, many herders are rich but money get levels. Only the oil, tech and pastorpreneurship industries can afford a project like RUGA with little or no support from FG.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by MOLOTOVcockTAIL(m): 5:36am On Feb 18
cool
Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by ThatEnuguboi: 5:36am On Feb 18
Good demand from SE farmers, very good, let's see how it plays out

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by MOLOTOVcockTAIL(m): 5:36am On Feb 18
Incognito403:
Lol. Igbo man and money shaa

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by MEGA4BILLION(m): 5:37am On Feb 18
Let the play begin..... in addition to that, they should demand for 100,000 acres of land from Local Government Area in the north for their farming

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by ThatEnuguboi: 5:37am On Feb 18
Incognito403:
Lol. Igbo man and money shaa
Stupid statement, ur papa no use money send u school I think. But your yeye terrorist herders have been demanding for money

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by GeneralPula: 5:37am On Feb 18
But Flatinoz said herdsmen no reach East..?

Those farmers must be comedians..

They’ll keep on demanding till 2023..

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by sagitariusbaby(m): 5:38am On Feb 18
I just love these Igbo people. The Federal and even some state governments have been compensating the herders over lost of imaginary cattles to rustlers. All our Eastern neighbours want is justice and reparation. Its time other southern and even Middle belt regions come up with their demands.

This corn tree is in deep mess

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Incognito403: 5:41am On Feb 18
ThatEnuguboi:

Stupid statement, ur papa no use money send u school I think. But your yeye terrorist herders have been demanding for moeny

Pained ipobian, I'm not the reason for whatever is frustrating your life. Don't, channel your bad energy to my side.

Thank you.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Aketi2: 5:41am On Feb 18
Request is in order. Farmers in the SW and MB should also present their request to the FGN. The FGN must look at the whole Agric sector not just cows. Also, foreign terrorists herdsmen must be apprehended and made to face the law.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Rugaria: 5:42am On Feb 18
It should be 900 billion not just 9 billion... You start from a good position to negotiate...

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Mindlog: 5:42am On Feb 18
It is their right to demand for compensation.

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by nairalee(m): 5:43am On Feb 18
It's better.

If u can be establishing ruga or grazing reserves for herders, what about those that have been attacked by the herders?

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by eagleu: 5:44am On Feb 18
9B naira only?

Mayetti Allah's budget from El Rufai alone is more than 150B naira.

Their income from Buhari is even more.

So, why a paltry 9B naira demand for the rape, killing, and destruction?

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Lomprico2: 5:45am On Feb 18
KVN1:
since the government can negotiate and pay ransom to bandits and other terrorists.. then these peaceful Farmers also deserve to be compensated..

what is good for the goose is good for the gander

There's enough money to go round

thirdunded

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by eddyslim(m): 5:45am On Feb 18
Las Las, na cash out things
Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by nanauju(f): 5:45am On Feb 18
They have every right to

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Re: South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace by Lomprico2: 5:47am On Feb 18
Incognito403:
Lol. Igbo man and money shaa.

Nationwide, farmers truly deserve compensation. Farmers oo, not ministry of agric.

So also, herders deserve funds/support to setup ranches. Yes, many herders are rich but money get levels. Only the oil, tech and pastorpreneurship industries can afford a project like RUGA4 with little or no support from FG.

when fulani terrorist dey collect 100 billion you no say fulani man and money sha! shior

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