Bala Mohammed, the Governor of Bauchi State, has pleaded with Fulani herdsmen to not carry AK-47 rifles.
He insisted that his earlier touch upon herders carrying AK-47 was figurative.
Mohammed, who had defended herdsmen for wielding refined weapons, saying it was for his or her self-defence, pleaded with the animal readers to be peaceable.
He made the plea whereas addressing herders on the launch of the 2020/2021 annual livestock vaccination marketing campaign held on the Galambi Cattle Ranch, Bauchi, on Wednesday,
He stated that Fulani herdsmen have remained peaceable, humble, easy, and humane even within the face of bother.
He stated, “What I’ll do, I can’t say it right here, however I’ll do every little thing doable to ensure I defend you and lend assist to you as a result of I do know you imply properly,” he stated.
“By means of time and historical past, you will have been seen to be cajoled, and lampooned however you remained humane, you remained easy, you don’t present a lot aggression and naturally, that humility is all the time what we acknowledged and that is what a personality that ought to all the time attempt to present.
“Please, don’t carry the AK-47 that I made a figurative allusion to. Attempt to just be sure you stay peaceable.”
Please don’t carry AK-47 – Bala Mohammed begs Fulani herdsmen