By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
Fulani community have called on the Federal Government to include Fulani herdsmen in its Anchor Borrower Programme.
Speaking with New Nigerian online in Zaria, Alhaji Ya’u Dan Fulani said it is unfortunate to push Fulani away from such a benefiting programme that will help in reducing the menace of Fulani/farmers clash.
He said Fulani community as Nigerians need to be included in every programme that will improve their living standards.
According to him, the Nigerian nation, quite deplorable has been battling with how to better the lot of its citizenry, particularly the Fulani’s.
Alh. Ya’u Dan Fulani who expressed his surprise for not including the Fulani in the Anchor Borrower Programme but hope they will be considered in the near future.
He said if Fulani become part of the beneficiaries, a lot of security challenges will be addressed and most importantly, the kidnapping and clashes with farmers will become history.
Some Fulani’s are blaming what they describe as faulty ideological framework on which the Nigerian nation operates, while others see its problem as a miserable failure of the leadership.
Alhaji Ya’u believes that government will use its listening ears to engage the Fulani herdsmen in all its corporate service activities for them to feel they belong.