The Federal Government has announced the establishment of the Federal Ministry of Livestock Development. President Bola Tinubu disclosed this during the inauguration of the Presidential Committee on Livestock Reforms at the Council Chamber in the State House in Abuja on Tuesday. The Committee is headed by President Tinubu, and deputed by the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (EFCC), Attahiru Jega.

The Committee is expected to propose recommendations aimed at fostering a peaceful co-existence between herders and farmers while ensuring the security and economic well-being of all Nigerians.

President Tinubu on 15th September 2023 approved the establishment of the Presidential Committee dedicated to the reform of the livestock industry and the provision of long-term solutions to recurring clashes between herders and farmers in the country.