From Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi
Kebbi State Secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Mallam Ibrahim Jodi has called on their members to enroll their children in western education in order to end the crisis between Fulani and farmers across the country.
The association, said it would also guide them on how to manage their cattle business.
He made this call weekend at Zuru while addressing the newly elected exco members of Zuru chapter of the association, adding that they are not comfortable with the ongoing present situation in the country where Fulani turn to terrorism.
“You people would serve for four years and you should make sure that you tackled the menace by ending the persistence of the herdsmen crisis between farmers and Fulani in Zuru emirate in kebbi State,” he added.
He also declared that they would return to the old Fulani way of punishing deviants so as to rid the tribe of bad eggs.
Also speaking at the occasion, the chairman of Fulani, and farmer reconciliation committee in Zuru local government, Ayuba Dogo Dabai said so far the committee have visited six district in fostering good relationship within them and ensured Peace and harmony in the societies.
He commended the effort of the present chairman of Zuru Local Government for inagurating the reconciliation committee adding that it as reduced the rift between them and the farmer communities in the area.
In his remark, the Zuru Local Government chairman Kabir Rafi admonished the newly elected officials to operate open door policy by embracing peace in the societies and find lasting solutions to the current crisis in the country.
Responding, while delivering his speech, the newly elected chairman of the Association, Abubakar Kabir thank the kebbi State Government, Emir of Zuru and Local government chairman for supporting their union in any of these difficulties and make them to maintain peace within themselves.
He then assured them that in Zuru emirate the herdsmen and farmer crisis would no longer be surface again because he would make sure that his new blue print should be implemented.