[NEWS] NO PLAN TO ATTACK CROSS RIVER COMMUNITY, SAYS MIYETTI ALLAH

CROSS RIVER STATE BRANCH OF THE MIYETTI ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA HAS DISMISSED REPORTS THAT FULANI HERDSMEN ARE PLANNING TO ATTACK RESIDENTS OF OBANLIKU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF CROSS RIVER.

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ASSOCIATION, HASSAN ABO, IN AN INTERVIEW ON WEDNESDAY IN CALABAR, NOTED THAT CATTLE BREEDERS IN OBANLIKU HAVE BEEN LIVING PEACEFULLY WITH RESIDENTS OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OVER THE YEARS, ADDING THAT THE UNITY SHOULD NOT BE DESTROYED WITH FAKE NEWS.

WHILE REACTING TO THE RUMOUR, YUSUF USMAN, THE CHIEF IMAM OF OBUDU MOSQUE, A NEARBY LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO OBANLIKU, DISCLOSED THAT THE RUMOUR WHICH GOT TO THEM ON JULY 17TH, HAS CAUSED PANIC IN THE AREA, AND HAS REDUCED THE DISTANCE BREEDERS GO WITH THEIR CATTLE TO SEARCH FOR PASTURE.