Willie Obiano, the Anambra state governor has assured that recurring crisis being experienced between cattle herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria was being tackled by the federal government.
Eye9ja reports that Obiano made this known while speaking during the celebration of a Eucharistic mass to mark the beginning of the celebration of the 59th independence anniversary of Nigeria at St Patrick Catholic Cathedral, Awka, Anambra State.
Obiano in his statement noted that the government was working and that the issue of herders and farmers clash will soon be a thing of the past.
The Anambra state governor called for prayers from the church, and cooperation from Nigerians in the area of fulfilling their obligations.
“I urge you all to pray for the leaders of this country to succeed, as well as play your own part in making the country succeed through prompt payment of taxes, for the betterment of the state and country.
“We prayed that soon, the issue of herdsmen attacks in Nigeria, would be a thing of the past.
“I re-assure you of the commitment of my administration to security of lives and property in the state. Anambra State under my watch would by the grace of God, continue to be the safest state in Nigeria.”