By Temi Joshua
Finally, the leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) has agreed to end the blockade of food supplies to the south.
The Daily Page recalls that the cow dealers commenced its strike on Thursday, February 25, 2021, asking for N475 billion in compensation from the federal government over claims of losing their members and properties during the #EndSARS protest and Shasa market chaos.
During the strike, traders and Nigerians complained of food scarcity and hike in price of food commodities.
The association and Federal government have both reached the agreement at an ongoing meeting with some governors in Abuja on Wednesday, March 3.
According to Daily Trust, the governors including Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state appealed to them to end their industrial action.