Nigeria’s minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has said the federal government will soon commence the reconstruction of grazing reserves across the country.
Mr Ogbeh said this in Abuja when participants of the Executive Intelligence Management Course Twelve (EIMC12) and Institute for Security Studies, Usma Dam, Bwari, visited him.
In a statement dated March 15, 2019 and signed by Nakorji Mohammed, the Director of Information at the ministry quoted Mr Ogbeh as saying that the reconstruction of the grazing reserves had become necessary due to farmers-herders conflicts.
The minister said the reconstruction was also crucial to the Federal Government to reduce the high unemployment rate in the country.
“The grazing reserves will help in solving these problems.