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Kajuru Killings: Miyetti Allah Says ‘Adara’ Militia Group’s At Work



Miyetti Allah Laments As Scores Of Fulani Are Still Displaced From Attacks.

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has released a statement containing names of 131 herders either confirmed dead or missing after the attacks on Kajuru local government of Kaduna statement.

This is in reaction to the conflict that was generated concerning the actual number of casualties.

Out of the 131, the association said 66 had been buried while 65 persons were missing since the attacks. The association said the attack was perpetrated by the Adara people.

“It is by now an undeniable fact that in the early hours of Monday ninth February 2019, a militia group from known villages dominated by the Adara ethnic group unleashed one of the most heinous and brutal exterminations of Fulani pastoralists. As recounted by the survivors of the brutal murder, in just a period of less than three hours, misguided youth used sophisticated weapons, cutlasses, axes, knives and sticks to murder entire households settlements of the Fulani Pastoralists,” the statement reads.”

The list was released in February 22

Destroyed Fulani homes
The association sai00000000000d most of the Fulani survivors are now living in distress with no hope as their livelihood, in terms of herds, has been wiped out.

MACBAN also lashed out at those it described as ‘rented vocalist external to the affected areas.’ These vocalists they mentioned to include Chido Odinkalu, Southern Kaduna People’s Union {SOKAPU) and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

“We are constrained to present to the public the names of the victims of this barbaric massacre because it appears those that want to deny this atrocity committed on the Pastoralists community in Kajuru local Government of Kaduna state ever took place are not abating in their desperate attempts to misinform the public by politicising the killings and downplaying the number of casualties in spite of all the evidence provided by the security agencies, including photographs and videos.”

The association of cattle rearers further called on the government to set up an independent panel of investigation to probe the attacks, while calling for aids from people and government for full recovery of the victims.

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