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Farmers/ herders’ clash: NSCDC to deploy agro rangers in Anambra communities

Farmers/ herders’ clash: NSCDC to deploy agro rangers in Anambra communities

Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) says it will be deploying the recently trained Agro Rangers to Anambra communities to check incidence of farmers/herders’ clash.

Billie David Billie, state commandant of NSCDC stated this when he paid a working visit to Igwe Benneth Emeka, the traditional ruler of Umeri community in Anambra East local government area.

Billie, who also sought the support of the monarch to succeed, said the command has perfected strategy to nip crisis in the bud in various parts of the state.

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He said the visit was part of his tour of the communities to build sustained relationships with the traditional institutions and the people.

“We have put measures in place to providing water-tight security in the state and in particular, Umueri axis being an agricultural region. I promise to help in the area of farmers/herders’ clash by deploying the Agro Rangers squad as the Christmas season approaches,” he said.

Igwe Emeka on part promised to assist the command in its efforts to maintain peace in the state.