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Benue, Nasarawa Govs Meet Over Insecurity

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The Governors of Benue and Nasarawa State, Samuel Ortom, and Abdullahi Sule, met on Wednesday over insecurity issues in both states.

They agreed to jointly constitute security committees at the Gina LGA, Benue and Obi, Keana and Doma LGAs in Nasarawa to curb criminal activities.

Both governors and their officials made the decision during a joint peace and security meeting held in Yelwata, Benue State.

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In a jointly signed communique, they resolved to hasten the boundary demarcation so as to address the lingering ethnic crisis at their border communities.

The communique also stated that Fulani herdsmen should refrain from trespassing and occupying farmlands and communities in the border areas by obeying the ranching law of the state governments.

Governors Ortom and Sule also urged farmers and herders not to take laws into their hands.

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