Gov Bello of Kogi Puts Food Blockade Issue To Rest

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After an extensive dialogue and deliberation with the Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency Yahaya Bello, the leadership and members of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuffs and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, Northern Consensus Movement has called off the strike embarked upon by her members.

The Union led by the president, Dr Mohammed Tahir, Chairmen of the Union across the 36 states of the Federation and the FCT and critical stakeholders earlier met with the Governor of Kogi State for dialogue which was fruitful.

While addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, Dr Muhammed Tahir commended Governor Bello for wading into the crisis and ensured it was resolved noting the Governor has demonstrated leadership which both parties greatly appreciated.

With this development, the Union members will commence the movement of their products especially cattle, vegetables and other foodstuffs to the Southern part of Nigeria and vice versa.


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  1. The entire members of the Kogi connect Lagos branch commend GYB for his timely intervention in bringing the food blockade to a halt, he has display selflessness and leadership quality in ensuring peace and unity across the federation, we the kogite are greatly pleased at your kind gesture.
    Ademu G.
    President, Kogi connect Lagos branch

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