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1 good thing abt the on-going controversy over #RUGAMania in #Nigeria is it has brought attention back to what cn be done to address the herder-farmer crises. Since ystrday, a few more ppl have askd me abt the National Livestock Transformation Plan #NLTP. Here's a little more....
The #NLTP process began in 2016 led by @AuduOgbeh's Fed Ministry of Agriculture & with support from the Vice-President, @ProfOsinbajo, who chairs the National Economic Council (NEC). The NEC, in turn, includes all state governors in its members.
The struture & process was inclusive. Consultations took place at state & zonal levels, culminating in a national conference 11-15 Sept 2017 in Abuja with over 770 participants. The National Conference adopted a report which was transmitted to @AuduOgbeh in December 2017
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Some ppl are asking me why I say @GarShehu's statement of yesterday on #Nigeria's #RUGAmania was an artifice. All u need to do is take a copy of the National Livestock Transformation Plan, #NLTP & u'll not struggle to find out why. Here's an intro to what the Plan is about....
There are various categories of ppl involved in the #RUGAMania conversation. There're those who:
(a) won't do their home work
(b) can't do their home work
(c) cldn't be bothered abt home work
(d) are allergic to facts
(e) are genuinely curious.
Only the last deserve attention.
The #NLTP development process was long, careful & rigorous. It involved zonal level consultations, a national conference, a scientific report, a mapping process & selection of the 7 frontline states - Adamawa, Benue, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Plateau, Taraba, & Zamfara.
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