Senator wants fleeing Fulanis to return to Southern Kaduna




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KAFANCHAN – Sen. Nenadi Usman (PDP-Kaduna South) on in Kafanchan, Kaduna the Fulanis who fled the area out fear reprisal attacks return homes.

Usman made the call during a she held Fulani chiefs, also known as Ardos, in Kaura, in the Kaura Local Government Area (LGA) the .

The Senator, who expressed her bitterness over the Fulanis’ departure after having lived in the communities all lives, assured them lives and property upon return.

She said the local council had concluded arrangements, which would guarantee the of the Fulanis, by ensuring they are members of its sub-committee.

“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 had provided an avenue for the Ardos air their grievances. [eap_ad_2] He said 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 protect the lives and property of every Nigerian.

“The council will meet its and leaders on modalities which will guarantee peaceful co-existence between the Fulanis and members of the community,’’ he said.

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 everyone.

Ibrahim, who is the Ardo of Manchock, said there were fears about returning to the area, speculations making the rounds that they would be attacked upon their return.

He then the government to caution aggrieved youths to imbibe a forgiving spirit and accommodate all a sundry.(NAN)[eap_ad_3]