Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has mentioned that the Sarkin Fulani in Yewa North speaks Yoruba higher than he does, stressing that herdsmen are usually not criminals.
Gov Abiodun mentioned this whereas addressing newsmen on the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday.
DAILY POST experiences that the governor was on the Presidential Villa to current a report on the current headsmen disaster in Ogun State to President Muhammadu Buhari.
In keeping with Abiodun, the killings in Ogun weren’t by Fulani herdsmen, however by bandits, whom he mentioned had been cattle rustlers.
He mentioned media homes weren’t serving to issues, questioning why somebody can be in a rush to unfold pretend information.
“The Fulanis have lived with us in Ogun State for a whole lot of years peacefully.
“The Sarkin Fulani from that individual hall speaks Yoruba higher than I do.
“One of many issues we’ve got realised is ethnic profiling. Criminals are criminals. Our individuals have had an issue with drawing the road between peaceable Fulani people who find themselves historically herdsmen and bandits, who’re cattle rustlers.
“The media homes are usually not significantly serving to us. It beats me why any person will probably be in such a rush to unfold pretend information. We don’t have any nation other than Nigeria. There should be stiff penalty for individuals propagating pretend information as a result of pretend information is threatening the unity of this nation.
Abiodun disclosed that the state is now having fun with relative peace, as he recommended the northern governors who had been in Ogun State for a peace discuss.
It will be recalled that about 12 individuals had been mentioned to have been killed by suspected herdsmen in Yewa axis of the state over the past one week.
Sarkin Fulani speaks Yoruba higher than I do, herdsmen not criminals – Gov Abiodun