Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Discussion board, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has insisted that Governor Rotimi Akaredolu can’t ask Fulanis to vacate Ondo State.
Fayemi, who’s the Governor of Ekiti State, stated this on Monday in the course of the assembly between members of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria and members of the Nigeria Governors Discussion board.
Recall that Akeredolu had given a seven-day ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to vacate Ondo forest reserves.
The Governor had given the stop discover following the excessive charge of kidnapping within the state, allegedly dedicated within the forests.
Nonetheless, in his welcome remarks, Fayemi defined that the order pronounced by Akeredolu was misconstrued by the media, notably, social media.
He additionally stated that the assembly was known as to resolve the problem of insecurity within the South-West.
“Many members of MACBAN had been born within the South-West. So, Akeredolu can’t ask Fulani to vacate Ondo State. The world involved is the forest reserves, and it’s about registration and likewise to work in step with the regulation,” Fayemi stated.
“What we’re after is the criminals, not Fulani herdsmen, criminals are criminals regardless of their ethnic group.”
In the meantime, among the governors in attendance embody Ekiti, Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Kebbi and Jigawa States.
Herdsmen stop discover: Akeredolu can’t ask Fulanis to vacate Ondo, he was misquoted– Fayemi