Monday, 7 September 2020

S/Kaduna :MACBAN Pledges Total Support To OPSH To End Crisis

 


The leadership of Fulani cattle rearers in Kaduna State has asked members to stop underaged children from grazing cattle in the state, saying such development would prevent further destructions of farm produce of the farmers within Southern Kaduna and beyond.   


This came as it pledged full support to Operation Safe Haven, (OPSH) and all its efforts to restore peace and security in Southern Kaduna.


 The leadership of the Fulani cattle rearers under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN,at a meeting held in Kaduna earlier today, also agreed to return to what it called "our olden days relationship with our neighbouring communities in the area."



In an 8-point communiqué it signed after the meeting that held at Wonderland Hotel Auditorium, Kafanchan on Saturday, MACBAN also called for the establishment  of joint community based peace and security committees at all levels to monitor and maintain peace among neighboring communities.


The communiqué jointly signed by the Kaduna State MACBAN Chairman, Alhaji Usman Haruna Tugga, State Zone III Chairman, Alhaji Abdulhamid Musa,Director Media and Publicity, Ibrahim Bayero Zango and the state's Zone III Secretary,Alhaji Shuaibu Mogauri Usman,said the summit which was attended by Ardos and other stakeholders from all the eight local government areas of Southern Kaduna Senatorial zone and beyond, "strongly commended the efforts of Commander of Operation Safe Haven and all his officers and men for their tireless efforts toward the restoration of peace in southern Kaduna. “We have never seen this kind of commitment and efforts from a military commander and his men before."


It was also attended by heads of security agencies and Kaduna State Government Officials. Distinguished Senator Danjuma La’ah and Chief Anthony Hassan (Dokajen Jaba) also graced the occasion”, the communiqué added 


It read in full:"The summit was attended by Ardos and others stakeholders from all the 8 LGAs Areas of Southern Kaduna Senatorial zone and beyond.


" It was also attended by Security Agencies and Kaduna State Government Officials. Distinguished Senator Danjuma La’ah and Chief Anthony Hassan (Dokajen Jaba) also graced the occasion.


"The summit after all the deliberations it has reached the following resolutions: That we have agreed to reverse to our olden days relationship with our neighbouring communities in the area.


"We are appealing to farmers to allow our cattle graze on recognized cattle routes


"We have agreed to bury our differences and be our brothers keepers henceforth in order to foster development in the area.


"We call on our people to stop allowing under age children from rearing cattle in order to prevent further destructions of farm produce of the farmers within the area and beyond.                          


"We also advised our people to be vigilant and hand over suspected criminals to security agencies that may be found within our communities.                                     


 " The summit strongly commended the efforts of Commander of Operation Safe Haven and all his officers and men for their tireless efforts toward the restoration of peace in Southern  Kaduna”.


"Based on this reason we pledge our total support to the security outfit and all its efforts to restore total peace and security in southern kaduna.   


 "We also wish to commend all the security agencies working tirelessly to restore peace to southern kaduna.       


"We appeal to the Federal  and Kaduna State Governments to assist those who have lost their cattles and other sources of livelihood in other to alleviate the hardship that the victims are facing.          


"We call for the establishment joint community based peace and security committees at all levels to monitor and maintain peace among neighboring communities."


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