The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has today, made a surprising U-Turn on their stance on the recent ban on open-grazing of animals by the Governors of the South, as they called on the Northern leaders to activate the over 400 grazing reserves currently inactive in Northern Nigeria.
"Northern Governors Have To Speak To Their Southern Counterparts"- Miyetti Allah On Open Grazing Ban
It has been a serious deliberation among the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), over the alleged ban of open grazing by some southern states.Due to the cases of a rise in banditry and terrorism that have been linked with the cattle rearing group, some governors of the southern state have been alleged to have taken precautionary measures by placing a ban on open grazing activities of the herdsmen.
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The idea of Secession in Nigeria which started from the 19th Century by the people of the South East who wanted Biafra still lingers one till today, the quest for separation by some major zones in the country had led to lots of unrest in the country due to clashes between the Agitators and Nigeria's security agencies.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has outlined modalities to be put in place for herdsmen to return to the North following the ban on open grazing in the South.Southern Governors at their meeting held in Asaba, Delta State, on Tuesday, resolved to ban open grazing following the influx of armed herdsmen, criminals and bandits into the region.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has always been identified as a fulani group in Nigeria but Madaki Lorfa, a member of the group in Benue State and a Tiv has clarified that misconception According to him, Miyetti Allah is a social cultural group of herders, not fulanis because I am not a fulani but a member of Miyetti Allah.
A Tiv leader in Benue state and member of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Mr Mardaki Lorfa has stated that not all Miyetti Allah members are Fulani.He stated this during an interview with Daily Post, one of the reputable news platform in Nigeria.Mr Mardaki Lorfa added that he is not a Fulani but a Tiv man from Benue state but yet, he is a strong member of the Miyetti Allah association noting that it is a social-cultural group, which means, those who are not Fulani can be members.
FFK Reacts To Miyetti Allah's Statement That Fulani Are More Ready For Nigeria's Breakup Than Others
Femi Fani-Kayode, popular Nigerian social media critic and former Minister of Aviation has now taken to his Twitter handle to react to a previous statement alleged to have been made by Miyetti Allah concerning the unity of the country.The cattle breeders reportedly stated that the Fulani are more prepared for the breakup of the country than any other ethnic region.
Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, a chieftain of the People's Democratic Party and former Aviation Minister has today responded to a statement credited to the National Secretary of Miyetti, Alhassan Saleh that the Fulanis are now more prepared for Nigeria's break-up than other ethnic nationalities, with Chief Femi Fani-Kayode advising the Miyetti Allah chieftain to stay out of politics and stick to cattle-rearing and cow loving.
The former aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode has once again spoken.FFK as he is popularly called is one Nigerian politician who always speaks out when there is a need for him to do so.According to a tweet he made this afternoon, he took out his time to reply Miyetti Allah, after the group said that Fulani people are more ready for breakup of Nigeria than any other ethnic group.
The recent statement credited to the National Secretary of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alhassan Saleh, concerning the preparedness of the Fulani people for Nigeria's breakup has continued to generate reactions from the public.It should be recalled that recently, a report by Sahara Reporters and some other major Media outlets in Nigeria, alleged that the Miyetti Allah through its National Secretary, have said that the Fulani people are more prepared for Nigeria's breakup than any other group in the country.
Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the Fulani group, Miyetti Allah who revealed that the Fulani people are more ready for Nigeria to break up than any other ethnic group.This reaction is coming hours after the group publicly made their stand known without the knowledge of the sultan of Sokoto, who is the leader of the Fulani ethnic group in Nigeria as a nation.
Due to the constant blame and accusation that the Fulani ethnic group are responsible for the farmers/headers crisis affecting some southern states, the Miyetti Allah group in a recent publication has called for the division of the country calming that they're not afraid of any division.While speaking to Sahara reporters, the National secretary of the Miyetti Allah group, Alhassan Saleh, stated that the constant accusations against headers for being the cause of Nigeria's problem is insignificant.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF has reacted to a recent outburst by the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore group asking for the country to break up.Recall the national secretary of the cattle breeders group, Alhassan Saleh, had decried the recent communique issued by the southern governors where they all agreed to ban open grazing in their states.
The National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), otherwise known as Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alhassan Saleh says the Fulani people are prepared for Nigeria's breakup, perhaps more than any other ethnic nationalities in the country.This statement was made by MACBAN in response the recent ban on open grazing in all 17 southern states by their respective governors.
The Miyetti Allah has finally responded to the calls from South East and South West to divide Nigeria.While responding to the calls, the National Secretary of the group, Alhassan Saleh made it known that the Fulani ethnic group is more prepared for division of the country than any ethnic group in Nigeria.
The Miyetti Allah group few hours ago revealed that they the Fulanis are more ready to break-up from Nigeria than other groups put together, this has been causing reactions and comments from the masses and politicians.Chief Femi Fani-Kayode in his own way has reacted to the alleged claim by the Miyetti Allah about the Fulani group, his response is quite different from every other reaction to the claim.
According to a news that was posted by The Nigerian Tribune this afternoon, it has been alleged that the president of the Ijaw National Congress, Professor Benjamin Okaba has replied the leadership of Miyetti Allah after it was revealed by Alhaji Alhassan Saleh yesterday that, they want to break away from Nigeria more than any other tribe..
The Benue state governor, Governor Samuel Ortom has reacted to the dissatisfaction registered by some Northern elites, groups after southern governors gathered in Asaba, Delta state to ban open grazing.The outspoken governor while speaking as a guest during the Media Week and Communication Day organized by the Catholic Diocese of Markurdi, explained that all those who opposed the southern governor's decision have hidden agendas.
"Fulani People Ready For Breakup Of Nigeria, More Than Any Other Ethnic Nationality" - Miyetti Allah
Insecurity is a feeling of uncertainty, a lack of confidence or anxiety about yourself.Insecurity in Nigeria has become a normal thing in the society today, as different religious groups are agitating for freedom The clashes and several fight between the farmers and Fulani Herdsmen has brought so much tension to different ethnic group in the southern part of the country.