The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria, MACBAN, has condemned the contemporary violence in Southern Kaduna.
MACBAN’s spokesman, Ibrahim Bayero Zango, stated the renewed killings in Southern Kaduna must be blamed on Zango Kataf youths.
Zango urged the Governor Nasir El-Rufai authorities to make sure it recognized and handled these behind the violence.
In a press release he signed, Zango lamented that “bloodthirsty” youths of Zango Kataf allegedly waylaid some Fulani herdsmen on intentional routes.
He condemned what he known as the “viciousness and inhuman killings and destruction of property of harmless nomads that occurred in some components Zango Kataf Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State, notably in some villages of Atyap Chiefdom.
“The query that requires to be answered is the connection between the farmland in dispute and the disaster, which triggered the killings of harmless Fulani nomads within the areas talked about above by the Kataf youth by which two harmless Fulani nomads had been killed at Ungwan Gaiya close to the palace of the Chief of Kataf in the home of Alhaji Ja’e, who has been leaving within the space for nearly a century.
“The 2 males that had been killed are Abdullahi Ja’e and Pate Ja’e who had been of their early thirties. One other two younger males with an aged lady had been killed at Ungwan Juju.
“4 others had been killed at Gora Sagwaza and one particular person was killed at Matai.
“We additionally condemned the barbaric acts of the Kataf youths, who waylayed and killed some Fulani nomads, who had been passing by via the Worldwide Cattle Routes, which cross the areas on their methods to Bauchi State.
“Their cattle and different belongings had been destroyed or stolen by the blood-thirsty Kataf youths. The variety of those who had been killed and the sheep are but to be confirmed.”
Recall that the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, had raised an alarm that its space was underneath a siege by Fulani armed males.
SOKAPU had alleged of genocidal marketing campaign by Fulani militia.
The group claimed victims had been principally children, girls and the aged.”
Southern Kaduna: We’re underneath genocidal assault – SOKAPU alleges