Not all Fulanis are lawbreakers – Sultan of Sokoto
The Sultan of Sokoto, HRH Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has blamed the criminalization of the Fulani ethnic gathering because of certain assaults completed by certain individuals asserted to be from the clan.
Talking at a gathering of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association (MACBAN) in Abuja on Friday January 29, the Sultan who is the Chairman of Board of Trustees (BoT) of MACBAN, said while there are a few Fulanis who take part in guiltiness like different clans and ethnic gatherings who likewise participate in various demonstrations of culpabilities, it isn’t right to label all Fulanis as lawbreakers or utilizing ‘Fulanis herders criminal’ to clarify improvements.
Conceding that seven out of each 10 ruffians captured end up being Fulanis, the Sultan demanded that they did the assault with the assistance of individuals of other ethnic stock.
“I’m a Fulani and I am not a terrible man. I’m additionally not a lawbreaker. Those occupied with some types of violations are the nation over. it isn’t appropriate to allude to any clan to portray the wrongdoing executed by people.
“For instance when they gathered N10m where and how would you spend this sum in the shrub? The cash is back in the city, I have advised the Inspector General of police to check this, we are not saying Fulanis are not piece of the kidnappings as referenced by the Secretary of Miyetti Allah, seven to eight ruffians captured are Fulanis, yet that doesn’t mean ever Fulani is a crook, no they are most certainly not.
“We should assemble hands to stop this issue. We will move toward the President to converse with our West African neighbors where we have Fulanis like Senegal, Niger Republic Guinea and Mali, to help us, on the grounds that the vast majority of these crook cross from adjoining nations led their criminal demonstration and run back.”