Abakaliki-THE Alaigbo Development Foundation, ADF, weekend declared its support for the boycott of Fulani cattle beef in the South East, and indeed all over Igboland.
TheChairman, Media and Publicity Bureau,
ADF, Abia Onyike who stated this in Abakaliki, explained that the reason for the boycott was a way for the Foundation “to register our protest against the impunity and viciousness of the AK-47 wielding Fulani Herdsmen and the tendency to protect them by some sections of Nigeria’s security agencies.”
According to him, “the Alaigbo Development Foundation, after a critical appraisal ofthe unrepentant violent attitude of the rampaging Fulani Herdsmen which has led to the killing of innocent people, rape of women/girls, kidnapping anddestruction of crops in the farmlands in Igboland, do hereby proclaim our support for the boycott of Fulanicattle beef in the South East, and indeed all over Igboland.
TheFulaniCattle Boycott Campaign isto register our protest against the impunity and viciousness of the AK-47 wielding Fulani Herdsmen and the tendency to protect them by some sections of Nigeria’s security agencies.
“We therefore commend and congratulate the people of Afikpo Community in Ebonyi State for their resolve to boycott the consumption of Cow Meat as a result of the unwarranted violence and deaths visited on the people of the areabythe Fulani Marauders without commensurateintervention by law enforcement agencies to punish theFulani criminals.
“ADF would be willing to collaborate with other patriotic groupssuch as Afenifere and the Middle Belt Coalition to ensure the abolition of open grazing of cattle in Nigeria.”