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Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi says the federal government suspended proposed RUGA settlement policy because it lacks consistency.

Umari was part of the Three governors who had on Wednesday met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He alongside Kayode Fayemi of ekiti state is expected to fully briefed state house correspondents after the meeting.

Umahi, who is the Chairman of the National Food Security/Herders/Farmers Conflict confirmed the suspension of RUGA project.

He said the decision to suspend the policy was because it lacked consistency.

He stated, “(The suspension) is owing to lack of consistency with the National Economic Council and FG- approved National Livestock Transformation Plan, which has programme for the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons resulting from the crisis and development of ranching in any willing state.”

Umahi added, “The NEC says it is not compulsory and any state willing is required to put up a development plan towards the implementation in line with the NEC program based on the challenges inherent there.”

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