Christian youths kick against grazing reserve for Fulani herdsmen


Following recent killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the country, especially in the south, Patriotic Christian Youth Organisation of Nigeria, PCYN, has vehemently kicked against a law to create grazing zones for Fulani herdsmen across the country, describing those pushing for such bill as habouring ulterior motive to create an easy part for murderers.
While condemning the Enugu massacre by the Fulani herdsmen, president of the association, Evang. Simon Timothy Nasso said the massive killings of innocent Nigerians cutting across the geo-political zones by Fulani herdsmen should be stopped forthwith.
“We are concerned on how some persons are pushing for a law to create grazing zone for Fulani herdsmen while they are busy killing their host communities as if those pushing for such bill have an ulterior motive to create an easy party for murderers.
“Nigerian youths cannot continue to watch while lives of innocent citizens are waste for flimsy reasons. The government security system should be up and doing to avoid always crying over spilt milk,” he said.
Nasso further called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, alleging that the SGF was bent on making sure that the forthcoming election of the Christian Association, CAN, was deeply politicised.
“We are calling on the president of Nigeria to draw the attention of his appointees who are using both subtle and forceful means towards ensuring that a particular candidate emerges as the president of CAN.
“We call on the church leaders to also be transparent in handling her election process with every deserving sanity and sanctity and all genuine candidates should be given equal and fair treatment at the election,” he added.
The youths president also raised concern over the bill being canvassed by the Kaduna State government to limit the freedom of worship …Read More

Source:: Nigerian Pilot