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Banditry: Create ministry for herdsmen – Sheikh Gumi tells Buhari govt

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Controversial Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has advocated a ministry for herders in Nigeria.

Gumi, recognized for his interplay with bandits within the North, stated the Federal Authorities ought to create a Ministry of Nomadic Affairs.

He stated the ministry would handle the challenges surrounding herders.

In a Fb submit on Friday, Gumi additionally berated these criticizing him over his negotiations with bandits.

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The submit reads partly: “I stated my mission has not failed nevertheless it was sabotaged or discouraged by the identical influential folks that profit from the chaos or like us to destroy ourselves and go away the herdsmen in perpetual ignorance.

“Some stated we’ve got tried amnesty, nevertheless it didn’t work. You didn’t strive amnesty however tried amnesia. Amnesty with out rehabilitation, reconciliation, and reparation is not any amnesty.

“Ask the previous Niger Delta militants who killed safety males previously what an amnesty is. What stops us from having a Federal Ministry of Nomadic Affairs the place their grievances and complaints will likely be addressed?”

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