From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
The Kachia Grazing Reserve, Ladduga Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State is set to celebrate the long years of peaceful relationship between farmers and herders in the community.
This was contained in a statement jointly signed by Sarkin Shanu Ikulu, Ardo Hussaini Suleiman Mairiga and the Secretary Organizing Committee, Lamido Hussaini Salisu Kachia Dallatu of Laduga and made available to the media in Kaduna yesterday.
The statement added that the Fulani community will also honour the Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, for receiving baby of the year 2020, who’s an indigene of the community.
The statement stated that the baby of the year 2020 arrived at 12:00 am 1st January, to the family Sani Ardo Hussaini Laduga, Gorko Laduga.
“Laduga community Kachia grazing reserve will honour First Lady of Nigeria, Her Excellency, Aisha Buhari, for receiving first baby of the year 2020, an indigene of Kachia Laduga.
“The Sarkin Shanu Ikulu, Ardo Hussaini Suleiman Mairiga and Lamido Hussaini Salisu Kachia, Dallatu of Laduga, expressed excitement that the baby arrived at 12: 00 am 1st January to the family Sani Ardo Hussaini Laduga, Gorko Laduga.
“The Laduga community note that the incidents signal God blessing, therefore, an avenue to celebrate peaceful agenda for both Fulani herders and natives of Southern Kaduna State.
“Ladduga community in Kachia Local Government Area has a record of peaceful coexistence with other communities for years”, it stated, adding that “the event will also present honorarium award to the executive Governor of Kaduna State and special recognition to speaker, House of Representatives wife who received the baby on behalf of the First Lady.
“The prestigious ceremony will be blessed by the attendance of various tribal community of Southern Kaduna and neighbouring States with Chief of Ikulu as royal father of the event.”