Contrary to widespread views, the Miyetti Allah says the many killings and kidnappings in the southeast region are not done by Fulani herdsmen
According to the association, other tribes are responsible for the crimes
Specifically, the group mentioned Igbo, Tiv, Jukun, Kanuri, Shua Arabs, Kanuri, cattle rearers as being responsible for the killings The southeast zone of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has named some tribes as being responsible for the many killings and kidnappings in the region. This was disclosed by Alhaji Siddiki Gidado, the southeast chairman of the group, The Guardian reports.
He agreed that there might be a few bad eggs among the Fulani group, but insisted that the most killings and kidnappings are not perpetrated by them.
Going further, he said most of the killings and kidnappings were done by Igbo, Tiv, Jukun, Kanuri , Shua Arabs, Kanuri, cattle rearers. “In every tribe, you have bad eggs and when some evil acts are carried out, the entire tribe is made to take the blame,” he said.