Buhari’s land recovery order for herders is being debated by 17 southern governors.
According to The PUNCH, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd). The conference, which would take place eight weeks after the governors convened in Asaba, Delta State’s capital, was expected to further review decisions made in Asaba on the open grazing prohibition, restructuring, fiscal federalism, and the request for state police. At the meeting, which will begin at 10 a.m. today, the governors will be hosted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Monday).
Other governors expected to attend the meeting include Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom, Diri Duoye of Bayelsa, Willie Obiano of Anambra, Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, David Umahi of Ebonyi, Godwin Obaseki of Edo, Kay (Rivers). Remember that the governors banned open grazing in a communiqué published at the end of the meeting in Asaba as part of efforts to address herdsmen killings and kidnappings. However, a few days after the meeting, the Presidency criticized the prohibition on open meetings. However, just a few days after the meeting, the Presidency criticized the prohibition on open grazing. In a statement, Presidential Spokesman Garba Shehu said, “It is equally true that their (governors’) announcement is of questionable legality, given the constitutional right of all Nigerians to enjoy the same rights and freedoms within each of our 36 states (and FCT), regardless of the state of their birth or residence.” Abubakar Malami, SAN, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, also lambasted the southern governors for prohibiting open grazing.
A top source close to one of the governors told The PUNCH on Sunday that the southern governors were troubled by Buhari’s decision on grazing routes, and that they suspected a hidden agenda. The governors will also meet physically tomorrow (Monday) in Alausa, Lagos, according to the source. The gathering will include all 17 governors from Southern Nigeria. They will discuss some of the problems they highlighted in Asaba.” When asked what concerns will top the agenda at the meeting, another source close to one of the governors in the South-West, South-South, and South-East said the governors would ponder on the President’s pronouncement. The insider, who requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on the subject, stated, “They would debate the issue of security and the open grazing restriction.” They intend to concentrate on current political topics. The governors will be deliberative. the Federal Government. So, any case involving anybody with the Federal Government is a lost case because you have an attorney general of the federation behaving like the attorney general of the Federal Government. “When the southern governors banned open grazing, the AGF declared the act as illegal. They didn’t react when he said that. That is how mature people behave. But tomorrow, the governors will take a position on the Federal Government’s reaction,” the source said. Asked whether the governors would also discuss the raid by the Department of State Services on the Ibadan house of Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho, the source stated, “Igboho is not nationalistic. The agenda of the Southern governors is broader than Igboho but you can’t rule it out that when they are talking of regional security, they would talk about him. Commenting on the President’s recent decision that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, recover some lands for herdsmen to graze in the country They feel it is part of a plan to Fulaniize the country.” Furthermore, one of the media managers for one of the region’s governors stated, “The conference will examine killings notwithstanding the restriction on open grazing.” Aside from open grazing, reorganization and judiciary autonomy will be explored. “The federation’s attorney general is not the Federal Government’s attorney general. He is a federation attorney general acting like a federal government attorney general. As a result. the United States Government So, any case involving someone with the Federal Government is a lost case since the federation’s attorney general is acting like the Federal Government’s attorney general. “When the southern governors prohibited open grazing, the AGF pronounced the practice unlawful. They didn’t say anything when he said it. That’s how mature people act. However, the governors will take a position on the Federal Government’s reaction tomorrow, according to the source.
When asked if the governors would also talk about the Department of State Services raid on the Ibadan home of Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo, commonly known as According to the source, Sunday Igboho, “Igboho is not nationalistic.” The objective of the Southern governors is bigger than Igboho’s, but you can’t rule out that when they talk about regional security, they’ll bring up Igboho. “They talked about him when Igboho spoke out against the herder-farmer conflict, but they stopped talking about him after some individuals got into his brain and he started the Yoruba nation rally.” It is not the proper time.”