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Miyetti Allah says until Fulanis are safe no food for southwest


Miyetti Allah Association of Cattle Breeders, Kwara state chapter has said that the blockage of cattle and foodstuffs to the southwest will continue until the safety of Fulani is guaranteed in the region.

Aliyu Mohammed, the coordinator of the association made the disclosure on Sunday, February 28, after a crucial meeting in Ilorin, the state capital.

According to P.M News, Mohammed said the move is a warning shot to ensure Fulanis operates their businesses peacefully and to end the harassment of the ethnic group in the south.

The coordinator speaking to newsmen explained that the blockage of food to the region was through Kwara state.

Mohammed lamented that Fulani herdsmen get blamed for everything happening, adding that the clan isn't the only one committing crimes in the country.

The Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN) has expressed displeasure that its members are allegedly being killed in various parts of the country.

The leadership of the union on Sunday, February 21, said they are giving the government till February 24, to address their issues or they would commence industrial action.


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