Southern Kaduna Crisis: Fulani Women Sues for Peace, Unity

Southern Kaduna Crisis: Fulani Women Sues for Peace, Unity

The National President of Fulani women under the aegis of ‘Fulbe Women Group’, Hajiya Halima Usman Yomin has called on farmers and other residents across southern Kaduna tribes to join hands and to build their capacity as ambassadors of peace for the development of the zone.

Hajiya Halima stated this in an interview with newsmen in Kaduna on the recent development on the lingering crisis between farmers and herders in southern part of Kaduna State.

While lamenting the spate of insecurity in southern part of the state, Halima appealed the southern Kaduna elected members from state and national assemblies to partner the present administration to achieve the desired harmony required for the lasting solution on the farmers/herders crisis.

She said the killings and displacing the women and children from their homes, saying that, if the killings is on land dispute, “why killing passersby, even non indigenes that are on transit who owned no inch of land in the area.”

She noted with satisfaction that the current administration was determined to secure the country and bring insecurity to a halt, therefore, urged the residents to support the effort of the state government and set aside political or religious differences.

The moman leader also hailed the efforts of the good citizens that are working for the restoration of peace in the area, noting that peace building was more challenging in heterogeneous communities.

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