Herdsmen Association: We are in Igboland only for Business Interest, nothing more – Leader
The South-East chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says its interest in the Igboland is only for economic interest and nothing more.
Leader of the of MACBAN in the zone, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, made this known while briefing journalists following a meeting of the joint executive council of the group in Enugu, Punch reports.
Mallam Siddiki says his members were worried about the increasing suspicions amongs locals of the intentions of the herdsmen in the region. He stated that such suspicion is making his members very uncomfortable with their stay in the region.
He emphsized that his members were very motivated about ensuring a peaceful co-existence and mutually beneficial relationship between them and their hosts.