Muhammadu Kiruwa, The National President of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has ordered all Fulani Herders across the Southwest to put end with immediate effect night and underaged grazing, Njenje Media News reports.
Kiruwa also warned Herders to also stop the practice of taking their cows to people’s farms for grazing, adding that the frequents farmers/herders clash must be brought to an end.
Njenje Media News had reported that there was a meeting between the Miyetti Allah and the Nigeria Governors’ Forum.
The MACBAN President noted the order given by Governor Akeredolu that herders should register or vacate Ondo Forests is not a new one but has been issued two years ago, adding that those who wished to remain in the government forest reserve should get registered.
Noting that MACBAN is a peaceful association that values peace and condemned criminalities in any form, the President said MACBAN will continue to work with security agencies to fish out criminals.
The MACBAN Southwest Zonal Chairman said the association was ready to abide by the rules and regulations of the government, saying that Governor Akeredolu never asked the Fulanis to leave Ondo State but to get registered if they are illegally occupying the government forest reserve.
He expressed their readiness to support the governors and the security agencies in bringing the criminals masquerading as herdsmen to justice.