…Hails Govs’ forum intervention
By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja
The Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Walid Jibrin has harped on the need for Nigerians, especially Governors of Ondo,Oyo, States, citizens of the two States, security outfits in the affected states and all Fulanis to adopt necessary reconciliations in resolving the ongoing crisis among them.
Senator Jibrin specifically advised the concerned people to rely on effective dialogue in solving all misunderstandings between them.
The Chairman, BoT of the PDP gave the advice in a statement personally signed by him yesterday and made available to journalists in Abuja.
He expressed support for the various efforts State Governors are making to solve the problems between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in every state
His words, “Yorubas, Igbos, Ijaws and Fulanis must live peacefully for ever.
“I do not surport any one who says that all lands in Nigeria belong to Fulanis .
All lands belong to every state.
“I surport all Governors trying to solve these problems between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in every state.
“The order given to all Fulanis residing In Ondo to evacuate from the state immediately should be reversed and while the Elders and Governors forum are allowed to handle this matter peacefully and amicably.
“As a prominent Fulani leader myself and responsible elder statesman, Iam making all efforts to invite all Fulani associations to come together for a truce that will solve this matter without any fight or war.
“We have been living peacefully in Nigeria since after the Biafran War.