Buhari Tells Herdsmen to Ignore Northern Elders And Remain in the South

1 year ago by: kacy lee
-- (f) at 18-07-2019 07:54AM

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday told herdsmen to disregard the call to vacate the southern part of the country.

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) had asked herders to leave the southern part of the country over threats of violence.

But speaking through Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, the president said no one has the right to ask anyone or group to leave any part of the country.

Questioning the intentions of NEF and “other so- called leaders in delving into issues with unsolicited, ill-intentioned advice”, the president warned those dabbling into issues to score cheap points not to mislead anyone.

He added that his administration is committed to finding a lasting solution to the farmers-herders crisis in “a way that will be acceptable to all”.

“All citizens of Nigeria are free to move and live within any part of the country they please, whether or not they are originally from there.

“In line with our country’s constitution, the government of Nigeria and the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will protect citizens of Nigeria wherever they find themselves.

“No one has the right to ask anyone or group to depart from any part of the country, whether north, south, east or west. They have no one’s authority to make such pronouncements.

“The polarising role of the Northern Elders Forum and all those other groups dabbling into issues of security to score cheap political points has for long been a sore point in Nigeria’s body polity.

“They should not be allowed to mislead anyone, least of all the Fulani herders.

“The Buhari administration is fully devoted to finding a lasting solution to the herder-farmer clashes in different parts of Nigeria- one that would be acceptable to all the parties involved.”



-- christiano10 (m) at 18-07-2019 11:57AM
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I give Buhari pass mark on this, he spoke like a father and a president that wants his citizens to live in peace where ever they fine themselves, next should be action to fine a lasting solution as you said, we are waiting and watching.
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-- dopygenius (m) at 18-07-2019 02:42PM
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Quote from: christiano10 on 18-07-2019 11:57AM
I give Buhari pass mark on this, he spoke like a father and a president that wants his citizens to live in peace where ever they fine themselves, next should be action to fine a lasting solution as you said, we are waiting and watching.
Both you and your stupid buhari father are all useless, lemme remind u, have u forgotten this herders are armed bandits?
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-- ebescopy (m) at 18-07-2019 03:25PM
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Quote from: christiano10 on 18-07-2019 11:57AM
I give Buhari pass mark on this, he spoke like a father and a president that wants his citizens to live in peace where ever they fine themselves, next should be action to fine a lasting solution as you said, we are waiting and watching.

So people are also safe in Borno?
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-- femo4real (m) at 18-07-2019 04:42PM
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Quote from: ebescopy on 18-07-2019 03:25PM
So people are also safe in Borno?
God Vengance will come upon Buhari and his Osinbajo  he is in london celebrating his son graduation stuff its good to celebrate but let talk trhrough nigerian is not save kindly check attached picture of recently famer and his wife and daughter kill by fulani man in pleatue state
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-- femo4real (m) at 18-07-2019 04:45PM
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NIGERIA IS NO LONGER SAFE ANYMORE OOOOOOO BUHARI IS A WICKED MAN THAT NOTHAVE ANY FEELING HE CAME BACK TO GOVERMENT TO TAKE REVENGE ON 1985 COUP OVERTHROW HIM
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-- james987 (m) at 19-07-2019 05:09AM
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They once said buhari was the best,now I don't hear sai baba anymore
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