The conflict of pursuits between herders and crop farmers could quickly grow to be a factor of the previous, because the umbrella organisation of Fulani cattle herders has banned its members from grazing at night.

According to Channels TV, this determination was taken on Wednesday on the annual normal assembly of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Damaturu, Yobe State capital, as a measure to curb incessant clashes with farmers.

National secretary of the affiliation, Baba Uthman, after the assembly instructed journalists that the choice would grow to be an instruction that might be communicated to each member of the group, together with these on the grassroots.


“This is a decision that has been taken by the highest decision-making body of the association. As it is taken here, it will go down the ladder down to our members at the grassroots. They will be informed and sensitised concerning it,” Uthman stated.

MACBAN additionally introduced {that a} ban had been positioned on grazing by minors and hawking of milk by teenage women, which, in keeping with the group, are the causes of cultural abuse that poses risks to the underage kids.



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