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Two Urhobo kingdoms sold lands to Fulani in Delta – CDHR raises alarm

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The Delta State Department of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, led by Comrade (Elder) A. Peter Edariese in the present day raised an alarm saying Urhobo nation is progressively falling into the arms of the Fulanis in their very own area.

The CDHR additionally accused the Ughelli and Ogor Kingdoms of allegedly promoting large lands to Fulani herdsmen of their domains.

That is contained in an announcement signed and made out there to DAILY POST.

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He warned that the event will plunge the entire of Urhobo nation into hazard if not correctly checked and addressed by the management of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Worldwide.

The human proper activist famous that the Ogor kingdom bought the Ogor fashionable market they vow by no means to share with Ughelli to fulanis.

In line with him,”In case you attain there in the present day you’ll be amazed at what’s happening there.”

He harassed that the Fulanis have divided the large lands surrounding the market amongst themselves simply as they erected zinc homes there.

He claimed that,”Ajuwe even warned his youth by no means to strategy them for any problem nor go there to gather improvement charge from them however me that’s from Urhobo I can’t even contact floor if I by no means attain the palace for settlement and even settle different totally different teams.

“The final time some occupants whose homes can solely be accessed by way of the highway of the market introduced bulldozers to open the highway up, it’ll shock you the way Fulani boys got here out in numbers with swords, cutlasses and weapons forbidding the bulldozer to ever transfer an inch. This occurred and Ajuwe by no means responded until date.”

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Comrade Edariese additionally alleged that the Fulanis had additionally purchased a big plot of land alongside the Ughelli-Patani highway specific between Wetland Resort and NTA highway.

“They’re now constructing a Hausa market there now. What irritates me most was once I heard that our personal urhobo folks now go to Fulanis to pay for plots to construct their small kiosks throughout the market,” he stated.

“If I’ll ask, what’s going to it revenue the kings and their chiefs in the event that they eat hundreds of thousands from Fulanis now and turn out to be slaves, killed and their complete land taken in no distant time?”

Comrade Edariese urged the management of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Worldwide to sensitize Urhobo kings within the two kingdoms and others with a view to stopping them from promoting lands to Fulani herdsmen within the varied communities.

He additionally advised that inheritor obvious to any throne should be somebody who’s financially steady in order to not be carried away by cash.

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