Suspected militia group kill over 30 cows, displace Fulanis in Taraba State

A new attack launched by a suspected militia group in Taraba State, reportedly left 30 cows and Fulanis displaced.

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Facebook user, Mustapha Gembu who shared the report claimed that the militia group eliminated over 60 people, burned down and ransacked Santuraki, Kiri, Katibu and many villages suburbs of Mayo-lope and rendered thousands homeless.

He wrote;

Taraba : Murderous Yandang militias men from kasuwan ladi, Nyapuli and others invaded and killed over 30 cows that belong to fulanis at Abbare town in Lau LGA of taraba.

June, 8, 2018

This is a new dimension in addition to brutal killing, burning and destruction of Hausa-fulani’s houses taking by the dare devil men in the silent ethnic cleansing being perpetrated against the Hausa-fulanis (Muslims) across the northern part of state by the coalition of Yandang, Bachama, and pockets of Mumuye militia’s

The murderous men currently eliminated over 60 people, burned down and ransacked Santuraki, Kiri, Katibu and many villages suburbs of Mayo-lope and rendered thousands homeless.

The Capital city of Jalingo have been witnessing influx of hundreds of IDPs mostly women and children from the effected villages for the past one week on the silent on going ethnic cleansing.

The state government is still silent on this issues of the silent ethnic cleansing and door to door unprovoked attacks by the concerted militias that made up over 4 different tribes mostly Christians.

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This is coming few months after members of Taraba State chapter of Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, clad with arms, yesterday, took its protest against the state’s Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranchers Establishment Bill 2017 to the House of Assembly, threatening breakdown of law if the bill is passed.

The anti-open grazing bill was sponsored as an executive bill to the state House of Assembly by Governor Darius Ishaku about a month ago. The speech of the state’s Chairman of Miyeti Allah, Sahabi Tukur, was read by Alhaji Adamu Azo at the gate of the Taraba State House of Assembly before the Speaker, Peter Diah, and other members of House. The association described the bill as a move targeted to subdue the Fulani tribe and also to undermine and restrict activities of the Fulani tribe in the state.

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