Emir of Kano, Sanusi urges herdsmen to expose criminals among them

Sanusi said this this on Sunday, February 11, 2018, in Minna, during MACBAN’s executive council meeting .

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has called on the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to expose the criminals among them.

MACABN is the umbrella body of cattle breeders and herdsmsen in Nigeria.

According to Punch, Sanusi said this this on Sunday, February 11, 2018, in Minna, during MACBAN’s executive council meeting .

The Emir also called on herdsmen to contact Governors in the Northern part of Nigeria, who have signified their interest in providing land for grazig of cattle.

MACBAN commends Anambra, Enugu Governors

Meanwhile, Zonal Chairman of the National Executive Committee of (MACBAN), Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, has commended Governors Willie Obiano and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Anambra and Enugu states respectively, for handling the crisis between farmers and herdsmen in their domain, properly.

Siddiki said that the Governors “ have been able to effectively stem the recurring clashes between farmers and herders at a time their other peers and the Federal Government are at a loss on how to handle the clashes.”

Adding that “conflict between herdsmen and farmers has a long history; the solution has been to engage all stakeholders to find an amicable solution to the conflict.”

Nobody can stop Fulani herdsmen from grazing openly

MACBAN’s North East Chairman, Alhaji Mafindi Danburam recently said that nobody has the right to stop them from grazing openly.

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According to Danburam, settling in a cattle colony is not their culture.

He said “Open grazing is our culture and you cannot wake up one day and stop me from practising my culture.

“Cattle colony is not our culture . We have our culture and tradition and we want to maintain it.”

Governor Umar Ganduje has called Fulani herdsmen to relocate to Kano state.

The Governor also stated that the state has a vast space of land for grazing.


Source: Pulse. Ng