Apparently worried by unending bad press, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has started to explain the reason behind the disturbing unease in the country.
Enang in a private radio station interview programme in Uyo, the state capital, justified the presence of Fulani herdsmen in the state on the ground that cows allegedly flooding state are owned by big men in the state who employed the Fulani herders to cater for the animals.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners.
Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said the issue of insecurity in Nigeria was getting worse under President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned and distance itself from the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.
Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo and other APC opportunists can no longer speak for the Yorubas in Nigeria.
I know the views expressed here may not be popular due to prevailing sentiments against the herdsmen but every thing cannot and should not be politicized. Even if the states reject the FG’s Ruga initiative, they need to come up with their own schemes to put a stop to open gazing and the attendant criminality.
Rivers State Government has stated that it will not participate in the Federal Government’s Ruga Settlements for herdsmen.
“President Buhari is a Fulani man. Although he is now president of Nigeria, he has yet to rise to the status of a national statesman. He has not stopped being, to all intents and purposes, a Fulani man,” Femi Aribisala writes in Opinions.
The presence of herdsmen in Ohuru Isi-Miri community in the Aba North Local Government Area of Abia has put farmers in the community, especially women on edge. A News Agency of Nigeria […]