Fulani Herdsmen Have Crossed The Line, Tiv Group Says

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Cumulative losses to the country since 2013 as a result of Fulani herdsmen activities is estimated in excess of $14 billion while States directly affected by Fulani terrorism have lost on average about 47% of their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR).

Contrary to the position canvassed by Fulani apologists, the ECOWAS Protocols on Transhumance and Free Movement of Goods and Services, does not support trans border Fulani incursions deep into the country attended by conflict, criminal activities, and adverse public health consequences.

We salute Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti for showing the way here and we call on nationalities and communities at the receiving end of herdsmen terror to be aware that it is their duty and their right to defend themselves for as long as the Nigerian state is unable to protect them and secure their rights to their ancestral lands.

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