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Miyetti Allah To Southern Governors: We Won’t Recognise Your Anti-Grazing Policy



Anti Grazing Policy

Says it’s satanic and can warmth up the polity | Backs FG on revival of grazing routes, reserves | We’re solely in South for enterprise, not grazing – Herders | We are going to know who’s answerable for the states – Governors

Because the September 1 deadline put aside by Southern governors for the banning of open grazing nears, herders have stated they won’t recognise such coverage, describing it as satanic.

Herders, by means of their socio-cultural group, Miyetti Allah Kauta Hore, stated the deliberate coverage had been overtaken by occasions, at the same time as they declared that the group was in help of the federal authorities’s plan to revive grazing reserves, grazing routes and facilitate ranching in all of the states.

PRESSINFORMANT recollects that in Could this yr, one other herder group, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation  (MACBAN) had supported Southern governors’ ban on open grazing, even going forward to problem Northern governors to comply with the lead of the Southern counterparts.

However talking to PTESSINFORMANT yesterday, the nationwide secretary of the Miyetti Allah Kauta Hore, Saleh Alhassan, stated the members wouldn’t recognise any anti-open grazing coverage within the nation.

“We don’t recognise anti-grazing legislation. No one can do anti-grazing coverage in Nigeria the place we’re constitutionally assured the best of motion and occupation,” Alhassan stated, referring to the September 1 deadline arrange by the Southern governors to ban the traditional observe of elevating cattle.

“I believe that (open grazing) has been overtaken by occasions the place the federal authorities is reviving the grazing reserves and grazing routes. Ranches are arising throughout the states. Any coverage that can warmth up the polity, I don’t assume is fascinating for the nation now.

“I believe they’re simply beating a lifeless horse. In any case, what number of grazing reserves do we have now in Southern Nigeria. Ninety % of the cows we have now in Southern Nigeria are meant for enterprise. They aren’t there for grazing. The cattle are taken there for 2 or three weeks earlier than they take them to the market. We don’t even perceive what they imply by anti-open grazing,” Alhassan stated, describing it as devilish.

“That factor is Satanic,” Alhassan stated of the anti-open grazing coverage. “That sort of coverage is Satanic. Something of Devil can’t prevail over gentle. They may fail.”

Alhassan threatened the governors over their 2023 political plans of an influence shift to the South, declaring they might not get their want.