Danburam said, “The committee would not produce the desired result with the inclusion of Governors Darius Ishaku and Samuel Ortom of Benue. “The two governors, who have promulgated military decrees in their states, will make attempt to influence other members of the committee. In his submissions, the National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prince Uche Achi-Okpaga, accused the President of double standards. He said instead of setting up a committee to stop herdsmen killings, the government should have deployed the military to check the activities of the cattle breeders. However, the General Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Bala Ngelzerma, urged the committee to be fair.
Source: Punch January 21, 2018 01:30 UTC