Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has requested Fulanis in Nigeria to talk out towards the invasion of communities in Nigeria by their kinsmen from international nations.
Governor Ortom spoke Wednesday, twentieth October 2021 on the Benue Peoples Home, Makurdi, when he acquired a delegation of Nasarawa State Conventional Rulers on behalf of the State Authorities on a condolence go to.
The delegation led by the Emir of Keffi, Dr. Shehu Chindo, was accompanied by different conventional rulers from the state.
The Nasarawa State Conventional Council visited the state to condole Governor Ortom and the Benue State Conventional Council over the ‘looking expedition’ embarked upon by the Ochi’Doma, Elias Ikoyi Obekpa.
Governor Ortom defined that the Tiv folks, Fulanis, and different Nigerians had lived collectively peacefully till international Fulanis have been allowed to maneuver into the nation unchecked to trigger the present violence being witnessed within the nation.
On the ranching legislation, Governor Ortom defined that the legislation is a win-win for herders and farmers because it prohibits open grazing and cattle rustling, stressing that the legislation doesn’t spare any offender from prosecution, together with natives.
The Governor expressed appreciation for the go to, stressing that as brothers, it was incumbent on them to sympathize or rejoice with each other when the time permits, the rationale he attended the coronation of the Emir of Keffi, Dr Chindo.
Governor Ortom acknowledged his Nasarawa State counterpart, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, for his efforts to make sure peace between the folks of the 2 states, saying the standard establishment additionally has an ideal position to play in that regard.
Chief of the delegation and Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo, who additionally recalled his early days in Makurdi, the place he attended his major training, introduced a condolence letter to Governor Ortom from the Governor of Nasarawa State, saying the information of Och’Idoma was an unlucky incident for Benue, Nasarawa and the whole nation.
He expressed hope that the “battle entrepreneurs who’re benefitting from the farmers-herders crises will in the future remorse,” stressing that the Tiv and Fulanis have been made by God and can’t separate.
The Emir additionally expressed appreciation to Governor Ortom for personally attending his coronation and the assist he gave for the event, whilst he prayed God to information him by way of his administration.
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