The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano has said that the recurring crisis being experienced between cattle herdsmen and indigenous farmers in Nigeria will soon be a thing of the past as the federal government was taking necessary measures to tackle the menace.
Naija News understands 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, the Anambra state capital.
Governor Obiano in his statement called for prayers from the church, and cooperation from Nigerians in the area of fulfilling their obligations.
In his words, the Anambra state Governor said; “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.”