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Herdsmen Killings Not President Buhari’s Fault: Malam Garba Shehu Tells Nigerians

Herdsmen Killings Not President Buhari’s Fault: Malam Garba Shehu Tells Nigerians

🕔16:35, 10.Jan 2018

Shehu also said Buhari held the view, as many experts also do, that these conflicts are more often than not caused by major demographic changes in Nigeria, recalling that when Nigeria attained independence, the population of the country was estimated at about 63 million. “Today, the population is estimated at close to 200 million, while the land size has not changed and will not change. Urban sprawl and development have simply reduced land area both for peasant farming and cattle grazing.

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