The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Kaduna State Chapter, has disclosed that it has resolved to bury its differences with other tribes and work towards the return of peace in the Southern region of the State.
MACBAN stated this in a communique at the end of a peace summit on Sunday in Kafanchan.
The communique was jointly signed by Malam Hassan Tugga, the State’s Chairman of the MACBAN, Southern Kaduna Zonal Chairman, Malam Abdulhamid Musa, Malam Shuaibu Usman, the Zonal Secretary, and Malam Ibrahim Zango, the Director, Media and Publicity.
It said: “We have agreed to revert to our olden days’ relationship with our neighbouring communities in Southern Kaduna.
“We’ve resolved to be our brothers’ keeper henceforth in order to foster growth and development in the region.
“We call on our people to stop allowing underage children from rearing cattle in order to prevent further destruction of the farm produce within the area.
“In the same vein, we call on farmers to desist from blocking cattle routes both local and international.”
MACBAN said it would expose all troublemakers and criminals in its midst and make them face the full wrath of the law.
It said, “We’ve advised our people to be vigilant and hand over suspected criminals to security agencies that may be found within our communities.
“The summit also commended the efforts of security agencies during and after the crisis in maintaining law and order, especially operation safe haven and the police.”