The Sultan Is Convinced Miyetti Allah Have More In Common With Afenifere & Ohanaeze Than Boko Haram [OPEN]

0
13
Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III. Photo: FIle

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Thursday insisted that any Fulani man carrying arms and ammunition is not a member of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria.‎

According to him, Miyetti Allah is not a criminal organisation.

He likened the group to other socio-cultural organisations like the Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Arewa Consultative Forum.

He noted that it was formed over 32 years ago to cater for welfare and advance the growth of Fulani business.

w-initiative

The Sultan, who stated this at the General Assembly of Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, IDFP, in Abuja, asked, “How is it possible for Fulani to attack settlements or communities to carry out killings of innocent people, destroy property and disappear without trace?”

He rejected the terrorism tag being placed on members of Miyetti Allah, warning that “We should not be labelling everybody a criminal because his brother is a criminal”.

Abubakar continued, “Miyetti Allah doesn’t control any Fulani man. Calling for proscription of Miyetti Allah is equivalent to calling for the proscription of other ethnic organisations like Afenifere, ACF, Ohanaeze and others.”

 

SEE ALSO: The Nigerian Killing Fields By Ahmad Salkida [READ]


Got a news tip/information for us? Email editor@thesheet.ng

Follow us on twitter @thesheet

Instagram: @thesheetng

Like us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com / The Sheet

This is a 2018 Copyright of thesheet.ng. You may wish to request express approval from thesheet.ng to republish.

YOUR REACTION?
  • Nawaooo 
  • OMG 
  • LOL 
  • Amazing 
  • So sad 
  • Boring 
FavoriteLoadingRead it Later
Facebook Comments
SABI-NEWS-1

Leave a Reply