FG Denies Giving Miyetti Allah Money

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau has said that, the Federal Government did  not give Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association money during its recent meeting with the group in Brinin Kebbi.

He described the rumour as  a fabrication by  mischief makers. According to him, the issue of money was not raised in the meeting.

Stating that his visit to Zamfara is in furtherance of that meeting to discuss with stakeholders the  issue of banditry in all the affected states.

He assured farmers that government would provide adequate security for them to farm without hindrance during the farming season.

 Miyetti Allah pledges to work for peace. Ahmad, who is  the Chairman of the Council of Chiefs in the state, urged government to do more in order to resolve the crisis. He said unless something more serious was done, there would be no farming in the state during the year, adding that many villages had been deserted with more displaced women and children coming to the towns.

Ahmad said at the moment, there were more than 16,000 internally displaced persons in Anka who had escaped bandits’ attacks from nearby villages.

 He further called on the government and security agents to invade all the deserted villages which were now hiding places for the bandits to enable displaced villagers to return home.

Check Also

Strike: ASUU to sanction non-complying chapters

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has threatened to query universities that have failed to …

Muslim-Muslim ticket’ll lead to neglect of Christians, bishop warns

The General Superintendent of Grace of God Mission International, Bishop Paul Nwachukwu, has said that …

Telcos protest N90bn new phone tax, to bill subscribers

The Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria has described the recent move by the …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.