Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday said herdsmen carrying guns and killing people are foreign terrorists bent on causing disunity and threat to peace-loving Nigerians.
The President General, of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) added that some ‘’ bad eggs’’ had infiltrated the Fulani herdsmen and challenged security agencies to be more proactive to unravel the criminals masquerading as herdsmen to scuttle Nigeria’s unity.
The Sultan, who spoke yesterday, in his Eid-El-Kabir message to the Nigerian Muslim Ummah, said:’’ All those so-called Fulani herdsmen moving with guns, causing violence, fighting with farmers are not Nigerians.”
Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal; his deputy Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, Second Republic President Alhaji Shehu Shagari, and Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, were among dignitaries that were at the prayer ground.
The herdsmen and farmers clash and the herdsmen’s attack on communities have led to the…
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