At no moment in time has the identity of the Fulani come to the forefront of national discussion than under the Presidency of President Muhammadu Buhari. Himself a Fulani man. The atrocity of rogue herders and the alleged "inflammatory" advocacy and utterances of Miyetti Allah, as well as the President's slow action and reluctance to deal with these groups, has not done the Fulani any good.
Sahara reporters has now reported how Fulani herders under Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, have revealed how the south east have been experiencing series of violence and attacks, even after the Fulani have left the south east, due to ban on open grazing. The spokesman of the group, Saleh Alhassan said it proves that the Fulani herders were never the problem.
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Farmers-herders crisis is one of the security challenges government has been trying to resolve. The incessant crisis between farmers and herders has contributed to the food crisis in Nigeria because many farmers could no longer go to their farms due to the problem. As part of the measures to end the incessant crisis between farmers and herders, the Southern Governors in their meeting held on July 5 in Lagos State gave September deadline for the implementation of the anti-open grazing law in the southern region.
The Miyetti Allah is a body aimed at representing and speaking for the herders in the country. The body is saddled with the responsibility of making decisions in the interest of all herders in the country. In a recent report, the body came out to reveal why they will not support any southern candidate contesting in the forthcoming 2023 general election.
The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a prominent group in Nigeria consisting of herdsmen has lauded the Federal Government for backing their decision to sue the southern governors to court over the creation of the Anti-Open grazing law. This is coming after the group recently called on the Federal Government, especially President Buhari to 'caution southern governors' over the Anti open grazing law that was recently created.
One of the leaders of umbrella bodies of the Fulani herdsmen group in Nigeria, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Saleh Alhassan has declared during an interview on Tuesday that any southern candidate who is against open-grazing and propagating for VAT independence for states shouldn’t expect the support nor the votes of the Fulani Herdsmen rather the Miyetti Allah group would campaign against such a person come 2023.
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The former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has once again spoken. Reno Omokri is one man who always speaks out when there is a need for him to do so. According to a tweet he made earlier today on his verified twitter handle, he made it known that Miyetti Allah threatened violence on Nigerians and also made provocative statements against the south, by saying that southern Nigeria belongs to them, yet they were not arrested by the soldiers or by the DSS.
How The Incessant Attacks In SE Cleared The Names Of Herdsmen From Attacks After Ban On Open Grazing
Miyetti Allah is on the news again, this time around they spoke about the continued attacks in the southeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria, they said their exit and the implementation of anti-open grazing law in the area have not stopped the violence going on in the zone. According to SaharaReporters, the spokesperson, Saleh Alhassan said it only shows that Fulani herders were never the problem.
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Ever since the southern governors opposed open grazing and also enacted laws to prohibit open grazing of cattles in their various state in the region, the Northern herders have been trying to make the southern governors to understand that open grazing remains a way of life for them, hence they will try as much as they can to preserve their way of life.
Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has said that Igbos still kill themselves despite the fact that herdsmen have left the southeast. The group's spokesman, Saleh Alhassan, said it only shows that Fulani herders were never the problem. However, Miyetti Allah may be right that Igbos still kill themselves despite the fact that herdsmen have left the Southeast (SE) part of Nigeria.
The crisis between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria have caused a lot of tension within some communities in the country. Farmlands and crops have been destroyed by cows while farm animals are attacked by aggrieved farmers. (Photo Credit: Infonow). Due to this issue, the Southern Governors forum led by Rotimi Akeredolu decided to place a ban on open grazing across the Southern states in Nigeria.
2023 Presidency: Why Miyetti Allah Withdrew Support For Southern Candidates Who Opposed Open Grazing
One of the mouth-piece of the herdsmen in Nigeria, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has said that herders would not support any southern candidate for the forthcoming presidential election that is coming up in 2023, who is against the implementation of open grazing, as well as the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT).
The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, one of association of herders in Nigeria have come out to state their position regarding the upcoming 2023 presidential election. The cattle breeder's umbrella body, which favours and desires open grazing has been at loggerheads with southern governors in Nigeria. (miyettiallah.org.ng)
The ban on open grazing in some states within the southern part of Nigeria has raised a lot of arguments in the country. The Anti-Open Grazing law was signed by some governors in order to settle the dispute between farmers and herdsmen. (Photo Credit: Infogist).
The Federal Government has expressed its support for Fulani herdsmen who have decided to sue Southern governors to court over the anti-open grazing law.This was revealed by Umar Gwandu, who is the Special Assistant to the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation. The herders, through their umbrella body, Miyetti Allah, berated the Southern governors for being power hungry and upholding laws that will compromise the unity of the country.
Why Miyetti Allah's Threat May Stop 2023 Southern President As Group Brags North Has Voting Strength
The determination of the 17 Southern Governors of Nigeria to ensure that the next President of Nigeria is from the South has continued to suffer set back as top groups in the Northern Nigeria that are interested in the 2023 presidential election have started giving tough conditions on which the North will support a Southern President in 2023.
The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has vowed that it's members will not vote for any southern candidate who is against open grazing and the remittance of VAT to the Federal Inland Revenue Service should he or she run for president in 2023. Southern governors have agreed to ban open grazing in their region.
The level of insecurity in the Southeast has been condemned by many Nigerians and several groups in the country. Recall that several attacks have taken place in the southeast which led to the deaths of innocent people and destruction of properties in the region. Government facilities and security formations have also been targeted in the attacks.