Fulanis Are Kidnapped More Than Other Nigerians Says Kebbi State Governor -Bagudu

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Fulanis Are Kidnapped More Than Other Nigerians Says Kebbi State Governor -Bagudu

Fulanis Are Kidnapped More Than Other Nigerians Says Kebbi State Governor -Bagudu.

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has said Fulani indigenes are kidnapped more and they are the major victims of cattle rustling in the country.

The Governor said this during an interview with Channels Television where he noted that when Fulanis are abducted and their cattle stolen, people don’t usually hear about it.

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Fulani herdsmen have largely been accused of being behind most of the kidnapping and cattle rustling that go on across the country.

While Fulanis have repeatedly denied being behind these criminal attacks, the allegations have kept on coming.

Defending the Fulani, Governor said most Nigerians do not hear the side of the Fulanis before attributing violent crimes to them, adding that many Fulani people are decent and peaceful residents who just want to make a living.

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“I have met with many Fulani communities in my state, who explained that they are also victims. They are the first victims of kidnapping and castle rustling,” he said.

“It is easier for a drunk child, someone who is abusing drugs, to go to the community where there is no road, no police, no infrastructure to kidnap his cousin or sister and demand for cattle to be sold, for him to be given money.

“They are the major victims of kidnapping and then the wider kidnapping that is conducted by other Fulanis and non-Fulanis, who have come to form criminal gangs.

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“Equally, cattle rustling is an activity that is against people who move cattle or who own cattle. A lot of Fulani are naturally victims and they are pauperised by it.

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