Herdsmen attack: We have our own breed of cows, no one will establish colonies on our land – Ohanaeze

By Tony Edike on 15/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 675


The pan-Igbo socio-Political organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has told the Federal Government to perish its idea of cattle colonies, insisting that Ndigbo will not be dragged into such plan.

The Federal Government of Nigeria had last week concluded plans to establish "cattle colonies" across  the country in its quest for a lasting solution to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen.

But Ohaneze has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration that Igbos have their own breed of cows that do not go about causing troubles, adding that creating colonies where animals are not bred, would cause more harm.

For this, the group wants the Nigerian government to forget the idea of cattle colonies in the South-East geopolitical zone.

Speaking in an interview , the National Publicity Secretary of the group, Uche Achi-Okpaga, said, “We have our local breed of cows in the South-East. They are herded and not allowed to cause damage. If they do, as may be rarely seen, it is at the owners’ risk.

“Why would anybody establish cattle colonies on our land? Is it to begin to create opportunity for further skirmishes? Ndigbo do not buy the idea at all.” (Punch) 

 

Posted 15/01/2018 6:23:56 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Kaduna crisis: Police arrest 93 suspects

Reps debunks Buhari’s queries on 2018 budget

Another JAMB wonder: N23m scratch card ‘burnt’ in...

2019: Buhari’s second term will finish Nigeria –...

South East Govs hail Ugwuanyi on Supreme Court...

2019: ‘I am ready to work with everyone’...

Nigerians trust Buhari’s govt, Presidency replies Jonathan

Customs officer kills two colleagues in Lagos

No food, no good drinking water says flood...

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza

Three persons die as APC, PDP thugs clash...

Brawl, gunshots at PDP HQ as Atiku submits...

 

Latest News INEC confirms Tambuwal as Sokoto PDP guber candidate Why I married Atiku – Titi Abubakar Atiku kicks off presidential campaign Monday Infrastructure: Buhari laying foundation for economic growth, says Fashola APC’s Olawuyi wins Kwara bye-election with 21,236 votes EEDC maps electricity network in South-East using GIS – Manager Benue: Ortom speaks on failed attempts to impeach him I’ll sell 90% of NNPC if elected – Atiku N13bn project: Why we dragged Ayogu to EFCC --Enugu community 2019: Buhari, Oshiomhole meet, set to announce APC campaign date CAN visits Buhari, says APC becoming corrupt politicians’ safe haven 2019: Don’t involve us in your devious propaganda – Enugu workers, traders tell Ayogu Eze camp

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (7,072 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (5,678 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (5,397 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (4,868 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (4,765 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (3,964 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (3,746 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (3,697 views) Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi (3,697 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (3,661 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (3,648 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (3,636 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (612) EDITORIAL (6) POLITICS (385) SOCIETY (104) SPORTS (13) BUSINESS (227) HEALTH (16) EDUCATION (16) ENTERTAINMENT (8) INTERNATIONAL (30) TECHNOLOGY (1) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (8)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands