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Northern dealers finally accept to lift ban on food supply to Southern Nigeria

The leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the platform of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) have accepted to end the blockade of food supplies to the south.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the leadership of the union reached the agreement at an ongoing meeting with some governors in Abuja on Wednesday, March 3.

A youth leader of the cattle dealers in Lagos identified as Abdullahi Tom disclosed that Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, is among the leaders who appealed to them to end the industrial action.

Recall that the union embarked on strike following claims of losing their members and properties during the #EndSARS protest and Shasa market chaos.

In other news, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that individuals who obstruct the movement of goods from one part of the country to the other have been warned by the defence headquarters to desist from such acts or face the wrath of the law.

This was contained in a statement issued by Onyema Nwachukwu, acting director for defence information, on Friday

The military said it will not tolerate any attempt by “unscrupulous elements” who are aiming to disrupt legitimate, economic and commercial activities to cause clashes along ethnic divides.

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