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Fulani herdsmen threaten govt.

The leader of the herdsmen in Plateau also claimed that 1,653 cows were stolen in January 2016, adding that the security task force helped recover only 1,591.

A nomadic man leading a herd of cows.

The spokesman of the Plateau state chapter of  Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria,Mallam Nuru Abdullahi, said  “We are just on the way to bury the latest victim. He was killed on Sunday by some suspected youths and about 36 cows of his stolen. We have petitioned the governor and have asked that he should take steps to forestall a recurrence.”

The herdsmen also said  “Efforts of the men of the Operation Save Haven of Sector 7 led to the recovery of two cows which had been slaughtered and the meat shared among the people. As a result of that, an emergency meeting was called by the Sector 7 commander in Fan and Foron communities.”

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