Fulani Herdsmen are not Criminals – Sultan of Sokoto
The conventional ruler, who is additionally the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, influenced the interest on Wednesday in Abuja at a book to launch out of appreciation for the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Is-haq Oloyede.
Mr. Abubakar’s comments were in reaction to the killings and destroying of farm in Nigeria for which Fulani herders are routinely depicted as the aggressors in the Nigerian media.
As indicated by the Sultan, there are loads of Fulani in Nigeria who are not herders. To in this manner generalization a specific ethnic gathering as criminal is absolutely wrong, he said.
“Herders emergency is essentially financial survival which should be handled and settled. We have to remove the negative considerations from us; our ethical level in this nation has gone so low.”
It is sad to the point that countless individuals are dying everyday while our governors, lawmakers are very much protected by security men.
“We don’t have statesmen, we have men of the state. We have governors who just observe their prompt condition as their own. It is not any more a state for all. We have to sit together and proffer arrangement on the most proficient method to advance this country.”