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Professor Ango Abdullahi, a former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, and the spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), has revealed that the herdsmen killing are as a result of the injustice meted to them.




In a recent chat with newsmen, he said: "Herdsmen have been denied the traditional routes which the British created for them in 1914 because they realised that, like cars require tracks, herdsmen also require tracks they can use to graze and drink water. .

The British provided it for them and gazetted it but people have denied them these routes. So, where do you expect the animals to follow? They have to follow somewhere. We are all living in Nigeria."

When asked whether he was trying to justify the menace of herdsmen, he said: "I am justifying it very strongly because herdsmen are being unjustly treated in this country." .

When told that herdsmen are businessmen just like the farmers and should invest in their business by buying ranches like the farmers bought their parcels of land, he said: "If an Igbo man could go to my state and set up a shop, why shouldn’t herdsmen operate elsewhere? .

Or are you the one who planted the grass the animals are feeding on? Are you the one who created the water they drink? The land belongs to Nigerians and herdsmen are Nigerians. If an Igbo man can go to the North and set up a business, why won’t herdsmen go to the South, including your village, to graze their cattle?"

When reminded that the Igbo man rents a shop and pays for it. He also pays tax, he said: "Where we come from, you don’t pay for land, you only ask for permission to use it. .

That is why I said you people are biased against other people and that is why the peace of this country will be very difficult. You only see Nigeria in your own picture, not in the picture of other people. .

Then, of course, there is a problem, there are other people who also have pictures and are interested in the only thing you want to protect. That means you have a lot of work to do ahead of you."



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  1. This man needs deliverance from Satan"s captivity

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  2. If educated men like Professor Ango Abdullah would justify these kills by giving such flimsy excuses, it shows that our problems as a nation are bigger than they seem and we are not ready to solve them.

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  3. You said poor fulanis and they are able to obtain AK47 worth millions of naira abi? The gods are wise.

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  4. Only God will judge you people even up to your 10th generations

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  5. OH GOD SEE THIS ETHNIC QUOTA OF THE OLD. WHICH JUSTICE IS HE TALKING ABOUT? SHAME ON HIM. HIS FULANI KINSMEN ARE COMMITTING MURDER AND RAPE ALL OVER NIGERIA AND HE CALLS THIS JUSTICE. Ooooooh JUSTICE HAS FLED TO THE BEASTS. IS ANGO STILL RELEVANT IN NIGERIA'S POLITICAL DISCOURSE? NO. HE BELONGS TO THE DUST-BIN OF HISTORY. BURY YOUR HEAD IN SHAME. Jay 2, Abuja.

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