Olusegun Obasanjo has asked leaders to work closely together to tackle the incessant violent clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country.
According to him, until the issue is addressed from the roots more and more people will be buried as victims.
”If the issue is tackled right from the roots there will be no room for assumptions. We must collectively find solutions,” he said.
Obasanjo said that he laid the wreath to sufficiently express his sorrow, empathy and sympathy to the families that lost their loved ones, the governor and people of the state and Nigerians.
He disclosed that he had attended the Zero Hunger meeting which Gov. Samuel Ortom could not attend because of the incessant attacks on his subjects by herdsmen.
The former president said that he was shocked to hear that after the mass burial of 73 persons, 83 more persons were killed.
He regretted that the investment and development cannot take place in a chaotic atmosphere because investors would be unwilling to invest in such places.
He emphatically sued for peace among the people.