FG Suspends RUGA Settlements Project

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SWITZERLAND, JULY 02 – Media reports indicate that President Muhammadu Buhari may have suspended the controversial RUGA settlements policy of the Federal Government after widespread criticism of the initiative.

According to media sources, the president, after consultations with stakeholders, has resolved to put away the idea for a thorough review and well acceptable approach to the menace constituted to national security by the constant clashes between herdsmen and farmers.

The president’s aide on the New Media, Bashir Ahmad Tweeted the development on Wednesday afternoon.

“The Federal Government after consultations with stakeholders has suspended the RUGA Settlement Project, for now, Kebbi State Governor disclosed that after a meeting with Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo,” Bashir said.

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