“The gesture will give them (the Fulanis) a sense of togetherness,’’ Usman said.
Earlier, in a welcome address, Mr Kumai Badu, the Council Chairman, said the meeting had provided an avenue for the Ardos to air their grievances. [eap_ad_2] He said it was part of government’s reconciliatory process.
Badu, while commending the Ardos for demonstrating a sense of belonging, assured them that government would not relax in its efforts to protect the lives and property of every Nigerian.
Malam Salisu Ibrahim, who spoke on behalf of the Fulani chiefs, assured that the Fulani community members were willing to return to their settlements and live at peace with everyone.
Ibrahim, who is the Ardo of Manchock, said there were fears about returning to the area, from speculations making the rounds that they would be attacked upon their return.
He then urged the government to caution aggrieved youths to imbibe a forgiving spirit and accommodate all a sundry.(NAN)[eap_ad_3]