SUNNY DAVID, AWKA
The Association of Christian Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (AOCTRON) in Anambra state have met to resolve the farmers, herdsmen clashes in the state.
A communiqué issued after their annual general meeting at the palace of the Okalakwu of Igbariam, Igwe Dr. Nkeli Nzekwe Kelly I, the group said their aim was to find solutions to the clashes.
The communiqué, signed by Igwe Kelly, Dr Winston Ogun and King Dodo II, reads: “We, the members of AOCTRON, thank the federal government for promising Nigerians and the international community credible elections.
“The association has restructured and elected new executives for both national and zonal levels, and Eze Kelly I as the national executive chairman.
“The association, in collaboration with the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), is meeting to find lasting solutions to the herders, farmers clashes all over the country.
“We also advice all monarchs to educate their subjects, especially the youths, to be law abiding and shun violence during the elections.
“AOCTRON will always support the peace process as the only solution to our problems in the country and beyond.”