Food embargo: AFUCDN, presented preconditions to be met by the FG

The Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, AFUCDN,
has presented preconditions to be met by the Federal Government to
forestall the recurrence of food embargo to the South.

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and former Minister of Aviation,
Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode led the leadership of the amalgamated union to a
meeting with the Chief of Staff to President Buhari in Abuja, during
which issues leading to the recent food blockage imposed on the South
were discussed.

Governor Bello said working with Mr. Fani-Kayode, he had been able to
reach out to the major stakeholders on both sides, who had agreed to
address the issues at stake amicably.

The most important commitment, according to him, is the pledge that
people from the South would stop attacking Hausa/Fulani communities in
the South, and the agreement that criminals, irrespective of their
leanings, would be handed over to law enforcement agents.

Also speaking, Mr. Fani-Kayode said but for the timely intervention,
the crisis, which he described as a very complicated one, would
definitely have snowballed into a major crisis of in the country.

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