The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria, MACBAN, Kaduna State chapter, has requested the federal government to establish, arrest and prosecute perpetrators of violence in opposition to its individuals in Zangon Kataf native authorities space.
The affiliation’s Director, Media and Publicity, Ibrahim Bayero Zango, whereas briefing newsmen in Kaduna on Thursday, stated there was a renewed wanton killing and destruction of properties belonging to Fulanis in Zangon Kataf LGA.
He additionally appealed to members of MACBAN to be calm, law-abiding and never take legal guidelines into their palms however enable constituted authority to implement peace and order.
The MACBAN referred to as on the management of Atyap Chiefdom and the Southern Kaduna normally to warning their topics from attacking, killing and maiming Fulanis.
They requested the federal government to pay enough compensation for the lives of their members killed throughout assaults.
The MACBAN famous that the unprovoked assaults and killings by the Atyap communities are coming after a number of peace efforts which have been initiated by involved stakeholders of Fulani, Hausa and Atyap ethnic teams in Kataf (Atyap) Chiefdom and past.
The affiliation lamented the alleged deliberate destruction of Fulani settlements within the Kagarko grazing reserve by Vice Admiral Iko Ibrahim (rtd), a former Chief of Naval Employees.
They alleged the retired officer has been going about intimidating, harassing and torturing Fulani group members on the grazing reserve, on the pretext that he’s the proprietor of over 30,000 hectares of the land.
They alleged that Vice Admiral Iko Ibrahim have been conniving with the navy personnel manning roadblocks at Kagarko city, who often enter the grazing reserve of their Hilux vehicles in a commando-style, subjecting residents of the grazing reserve to collection of torture, extortion and outright looting and burning of their hamlets and different valuables.
The affiliation warned that except drastic measures are taken by the related authorities to cope with the alleged antics of the Admiral, it might result in critical safety and peace breach within the grazing reserve and the complete Kagarko Native Authorities Space and Southern Kaduna in Normal.
“It’s on a really unhappy observe that our Affiliation addresses you right now.
That is in relation to the renewed wanton killings of harmless Fulani individuals in Zangon Kataf LGA and the destruction of their properties.
”Up to now few days, there have been collection of intentionally focused killings by the Atyap communities on Fulani individuals together with two Ardos specifically: Ardo Pate Kurmi (Wakilin Fulani within the Atyap Chiefdom) and Ardo Muhammadu Anchau who have been brutally killed in chilly blood after embarking on a peace mission to Gora District of the Atyap Chiefdom.”