Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Kaduna Chapter, has expressed dismay over the recent killings and destruction of properties of Fulanis in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna, and its environs.
Hence, they called on the appropriate authorities to identify, as well arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of the act in accordance with the laws of the land.
Condemning the attacks, the Director of the Association, Ibrahim Bayero Zango, alongside other members while addressing journalists noted that the attacks came after several peace interventions initiated by some concerned people of the area.
“In the past few days, there have been series of deliberately targeted killings by the ATYAP communities on the Fulani people including two Ardos namely: Ardo Pate Kurmi (Wakilin Fulani in the ATYAP chiefdom) and Ardo Muhammed Anchau who were brutally killed in cold blood after embarking on a peace mission to Gora District of the ATYAP chiefdom.
We hereby condemn the killings and the wanton destruction of the wealth of innocent Fulani persons perpetrated by the ATYAP communities in Zango Kataf and other surrounding areas”. He said.
They have therefore cautioned against such attacks, said it is capable of endangering more chaos in the region.
However, they called on their members to be calm and law-abiding, and not take laws into their hands.