Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, a former Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), has mentioned that the armed Fulani herdsmen wreaking havoc on Nigerians throughout the nation usually are not Nigerians.
Talking in an interview with journalists in Ilorin, Kwara State, the elder statesman identified statesman Fulani herdsmen have been residing in communities across the nation with out issues for thus lengthy.
He famous that Nigerian Fulani herdsmen have acculturated into their numerous communities and for that reason couldn’t be liable for this stage of criminality.
Baraje mentioned that his earlier remark in regards to the id of the felony herdsmen was contradicted, including, “All these false claims wouldn’t change my unique place that the federal government and our safety companies should examine the infiltration of our nation by international felony components who masquerade as Fulani herders.
“The Fulanis concerned in felony actions usually are not Nigerians. The Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria don’t carry weapons. They solely have matchete used to clear the bush as they progress with their cows and a persist with direct the animals.
“Those that carry arms are mere criminals who exploited the porosity of our borders and got here in with out cattle.
“That is all I advised the journalists and this stays my evaluation of the scenario,” he insisted.
Fulanis concerned in felony actions usually are not Nigerians – Ex-PDP Nationwide Chairman