Anambra begins registration of herdsmen

The Anambra State Government has commenced the registration of Fulani herdsmen, aimed at checking the farmers-herdsmen conflict in the state.

Speaking to newsmen on the commencement of the registration, Chairman of Anambra State Cattle Menace Control Committee, Igwe Peter Eze-Amama said the registration point was at Amansea in Awka North council area.

Eze-Amama said the enumeration process will help in an easy identification whenever there is a crisis.

He said, “The enumeration will assist the cattle menace control committee to fish out the bad eggs from the Fulani herdsmen in Anambra state.”

Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, South-East chairman of Miyetti Allah hailed the initiative and also urged herdsmen to respect their host communities as erring individuals will be punished accordingly.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.


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  1. Offor Deborah uchechukwu

    Very good


    I just hope that is element of sincerity in Alhaji Gidado Siddiki’s comments concerning any defaulting fulani herdsman. Matching words with action in Nigeria is a far cry. A good intiative though,from Anambra State Government.

  3. Let’s watch the game on. The future tells

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