Residents of Nnewi, a community in Anambra state on Sunday chased out a large number of herders in their community over what the residents described as part of their cleaning exercise.
Naija News understands that the residents in their large number chased the herders and their cattle out of their community.
The residents armed with instrument line woods, matchets ordered the herders out of their community due to the spate of worrisome activities allegedly perpetrated by the herdsmen in the state.
A tweet obtained by Naija News also revealed that as part of the efforts to curtail the menace of the herdsmen activities in the state, the community have started considering the ban of the sale of Cow meats in the community.
The tweet revealed that the community might also ban the sale and patronage of Suya meats, cow leg, cow tails and other forms of beef.
IT HAS STARTED!!!
Nnewi Community chased out Fulani herdsmen out of their town this morning as part of cleansing exercise. The Community is considering banning beef including Suya, cow leg & cow tail from their markets. An excellent start to taming the menace! pic.twitter.com/9S4KmWKPzw
— Knight_Templar (@yerima_milgwe21) June 29, 2019