The Kwara State chapter of Ooduà Individuals’s Congress, OPC, New Period, has warned that it would resort to stopping autos conveying consumable objects en route the Northern components of the nation if the blockage of meals objects and cattle from the North to the Southern a part of the nation continues at Jebba border.
The OPC state coordinator, Bayo Ifabiyi, handed down the warning throughout a press chat with newsmen in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Referring to the blockage of meals objects by the Miyetti Allah Affiliation on the borders with the North, he mentioned ” His males would possibly resort to stopping autos conveying plank, gasoline, crimson palm oil, kola nuts and different objects to the Northern components from Kwara and different South-West states.”
In accordance with him, ” Whereas Southerners might substitute by consuming what they plant and proceed with their life, Northerners may need to cope with petrol shortage amongst different objects that may neither be produced nor sought of their areas.”
Ifabiyi additionally tasked the Northern elites to analyse the actions of the Miyetti Allah Affiliation to keep away from dire penalties.
He noticed that ” Actions of the Miyetti Allah Affiliation that had been gaining oblique approval of the Federal authorities is a manner of additional dividing the nation and making the federal government complicit in the entire matter.
Ifabiyi, “urged the Federal authorities to put aside politics from governance and communicate out now earlier than it’s too late.”
DAILY POST remembers that the blockage of cattle and foodstuffs from the North was enforced by some unidentified teams final week following the expiration of the ultimatum on Thursday issued by the nationwide management of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation to demand the protection of Fulani herdsmen allegedly being persecuted within the Southern a part of the nation.
Consequently, truckloads of cattle and foodstuffs together with pepper, tomatoes, onions and grains amongst different objects en route Kwara State to the South West of the nation have been blocked at Jebba border city with Niger State.
Regardless of the clearance of the blockage for straightforward passage of Northern retailers by safety forces at Jebba border, there are stories of foodstuffs and cattle shortages resulting in a spike in costs, simply as losses are being incurred every day in thousands and thousands by the retailers on account of the perishable nature of the farm produce.