Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, Imo State chapter has apologized to farmers in the state over the damages done by their cattle.
MACBAN’s Chairman in the state, Audi Dikko issued the apology during a meeting with some traditional rulers at the Imo Police Command, Owerri, the state capital.
The meeting which was convened at the instance of the State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, had in attendance, Imo monarchs, farmers, leaders of Miyetti Allah, herders and some government officials.
Speaking during the event, Diko, however, expressed shock at the pains of different communities as explained by the traditional rulers on the behaviours of herdsmen.
According to Diko, “I want to apologise to farmers in Imo State. Imo State is a peaceful state and we have been living peacefully with the people of the state. We want to say forgive us.
“We are happy that the Imo State Government has formed a committee to look into this issue and we believe that there will be positive outcome.”