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Mixed Reactions As Miyetti Allah Finally Agrees To Discuss With Gov. Ortom Over Ban On Open Grazing

It’s no longer news that the ban on open grazing in Benue State and other states of the federation has caused series of clashes between herders and farmers which has resulted to the death of many innocent citizens.

Some minutes ago, Sahara reporters took to it’s official Facebook page to report that the Miyetti Allah group (MACBAN) through it’s secretary Baba Othman Ngelzarma said during an interview with punch in Abuja that they are ready for a meaningful discussion with Governor Ortom so as to bring to an end the senseless killings.

Below is the Facebook posted:

According to him, the doors of MACBAN will remain open for constructive discussions in order to find lasting solutions that’ll bring to an end all uncivilised behaviours.

Furthermore, the secretary said “we also believe that Governor Ortom has sworn to protect the economic well-being and lives of all his citizens irrespective of their ethno-religious and socioeconomic backgrounds”.

“MACBAN is never in any doubt about the position of the Governors being the controllers of State security and the houses of assembly being responsible for making laws. However, all we desire is equality, Justice and fairness in the discharge of their constitutional responsibilities”.

This report has generated mixed reactions on Facebook as few of the screenshots has been captured and displayed for you below:

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