BY ISRAEL BULUS, KAFANCHAN
Following the lingering crises that has grappled some parts of Southern Kaduna Communities which led to the death of so many in the region, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) , Kaduna State has meet and agreed on a 8-point agenda to to promote peaceful co-existence in the region.
The meeting which was held at Wonderland Hotel in Kafanchan the headquarters of Jema’a Local government area of Kaduna State over the weekend and chaired by Dr. Salim Musa Umar.
At the end of the peace summit, a Communique was read by the Secretary ( MACBAN) zone iii, Alh. Shuaibu Mogauri
According to Shuibu,Ardos and other critical stakeholders from all the 8 LGAs of Southern Kaduna Senatorial Zone and beyond who attended the meeting said 8-point was agreed and adopted to foster peace in the region.
Among the resolution reached by MACBAN was that the Fulanis in Southern Kaduna has agreed to reverse to the olden days relationship with neigbouring Communities in the area.
The meeting also appealed to farmers to desist from blocking all cattle
routes both local and international.
The meeting also agreed to buried their differences and be their brothers
keepers henceforth, in order to foster development in the area.
MACBAN also call on their people to stop allowing under age children
from rearing cattles in order to prevent further destructions of farm produce of farmers within the area and beyond.
The meeting also agreed to be vigilant and hand over suspected criminals that may be found within the region.
The Communique also laud security agencies for maintaining peace during and after the crises in the area, especially, the Commander Operation Safe Haven, the Police and other Security agencies.
The meeting also appealed to State and Federal Government to assist those who have lost their Cows and other valuables in order to alleviate the hardship of the victims.
They also call for for the establishment of joint Community base base peace and security committees at all levels to monitor and and maintained peace among the neigbouring Communities.
The Senator representing Southern Kaduna Senatorial Zone, Danjuma Tella La’ah while making his remarks said is unfortunate that the Fulani and the natives have lived for over 100-years but still living in suspecion with each other.
He said the Fulani and the e natives must see each other as one, stressing enough is enough over the lingering crises that led to lost of so many lives.
The Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission on his part, Dr. Abdulmalik Durunguwa commended Senator La’ah the role he played during his screening in the floor of the Senate.
He enjoin both the Fulanis to remain peaceful and law abiding as they carried out their normal activities.
” The idea that a Fulani person does not forgive is totally untrue. All you need to do is to sort for forgiveness once you offend a Fulani person and he forgives easily.
LEADERSHIP reports that the meeting was attended by Security Agencies, Kaduna State Government Officials, Distinguished Senator Danjuma La’ah, Chief Anthony Hassan (Dokajen Jaba), Dr. Abdulmalik Durunguwa, Federal Commissioner National Population Commission amongst others.