The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Nasarawa State chapter has constituted a 15-man committee to fish out criminal elements among its members.
The local chairman of MACBAN, Mohammed Hussaini, said at a meeting with the Fulani yesterday in Keana Local Government Area of the state that the decision was necessitated by the activities of some bad elements in the association.
He said that the association would no longer fold its arms and allow some bad and unpatriotic elements to drag the name of the entire Fulani race to the mud.
“All hands must be on the deck to support the committee to fish out the bad elements among us in order to ensure peace in the state,” he said.
“There cannot be any meaningful development in the society without peace, hence our decision to contribute to the peace process.”
He asked the public especially the Fulani to support the committee to enable it succeed in the interest of peace and development of the state.
Also speaking, Adamu Giza, Chairman, Keana local government area commended the leadership of Miyetti Allah in the state for their efforts in ensuring that peace return to the area.
He promised to support the committee with office accommodation and other logistics to enable it succeed in its assignment.
Capt. Emmanuel Igwe, the Army Commandant in the area said that the military continue to ensure peace.
He added that they were not in the area for any particular tribe or religion but to protect all people irrespective of differences.
Igwe called on aggrieved persons to report to them or any other security agency than taking the law into their hands.
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