Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Kaduna State chapter has disclosed that, Kaduna State Government and Arla, a milk processing company base in Denmark has expressed readiness to empower 1000 Fulani herdsmen in each of the five grazing reserves which includes; Damau, Kachia grazing, Gayan, Kagarko and Soba grazing reserves.
Chairman of the State union Alh. Haruna Usman stated this at their monthly stakeholders meeting held on Thursday 28th June, 2018 in Kafanchan.
According to him,” Schools, hospitals, Milk collection centre, Police outpost will be built in each of the grazing reserves, adding the State Government will also build 2 bedroom flat to each of the herdsmen with 6 hectares of land and additional 12 Cows to be empowered.
He disclosed that,” Olam company will engage the Fulani Youths in the milk collection centre, where the Cow milk will be supplied for purchase,” He added.
He queried that, the Fulani herdsmen will not accept a foreign Cow except their breed because of the weather.
“The 1000 Fulani herdsmen will be well trained on modern grazing to enhance better milk and a rapid development of our economy.
While commenting on the voters registration, he cautioned, any herdsman that does not have voters card will not receive any assistance from the organization,” He vowed.
He maintained that,” Voters card is the only weapon we can get rid of bad politicians who are not working for our interest but for their selfish interest.
” We are 3 million population cut across the State but only 200,000 Fulanis register, stressing the Fulani must provide 2 million votes comes 2019.
He urged his members to ensure they register massively adding, anybody that do not register is fighting Islam.
” You’re fighting Islam if you don’t encourage your brother to register. Inform us if there is a gathering of 100 Fulanis who did not register we’ll write to the Inec office and they must come and register you. He declared