"Boko Haram Kills 1,900 Fulani Herdsmen In 4 Years" - Cattle Breeders Association
The Al-Hayah Cattle Breeders
Association of Nigeria said about
1,900 herdsmen were killed by Boko
Haram terrorists in separate attacks in
four years in Borno.
Alhaji Ibrahim Mafa, Chairman of the Association, on Wednesday said that
members of the association also lost
about 169, 000 cows; 63, 000 rams;
goats and sheep to the insurgency.
He said some of the stolen animals
were kept around Dikwa town for onward transportation to other parts
of the country for sale in neighbouring
countries of Chad, Niger and
“We also lost about 400, 000 sacks of
grains and a number of our members were displaced.
“Our herdsmen have lost cows,
property and houses worth about
N26 billion in 10 local government
areas in Northern Borno.
“These areas include; Kala Balge, Marte, Mafa, Munguno, Bama, Konduga
“We are, therefore, appealing to the
government to come to the aid of our
people who are in dire need of
help,“the chairman said.