What utter nonsense - Reno Omokri blasts IGP over herdsmen comment


Reno Omokri, the former President Goodluck Jonathan's News Media aide has blasted the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris for asking governors to establish cattle ranches before enforcing anti-grazing laws, tagging the comment as utter nonsense.

Idris had advised governors to create cattle ranches for herdsmen before enacting and implementing anti-grazing laws in their states.

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The IGP who advise on Wednesday said it would help to avert the now-rampant herdsmen-farmers clashes.

Speaking at the Northern States Stakeholders’ Security Summit in Kaduna, the police boss said the creation of ranches would give the police cause to arrest herders who graze in the open.

Reacting in a post on his Twitter page on Thursday, Omokri wondered if northern governors also build shops for Igbo traders.

He wrote: “Buhari’s inept IG of Police is urging Governors to establish ranches before the enforce anti grazing laws.

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“What utter nonsense? Why should Governors establish ranches with public funds for people who are doing private business?

“Do Northern Governors build shops for Igbo traders?”

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