Benue: Fulani herdsmen takes over site earmarked for construction of cargo airport

Fulani herdsmen has taken over a site earmarked  by the Benue state government for the construction of a cargo airport, located along Makurdi-Lafia Expressway

The herdsmen has violated the newly enacted anti-open grazing law  with this act;the herdsmen have also taken over other local government areas; and their cattle have been seen grazing on farmlands – Residents of the affected communities are reportedly living in perpetual fear as a result of the development

The development comes barely 2 months after the state government passed the anti-open grazing law.

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