Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the best way to let peace reign and improve the quality of lives of Fulani was to ban them from going to the central and southern parts of Nigeria.
The governor said this while answering questions on the suspension of RUGA programme by the federal government, shortly after attending the wedding ceremony of the son of Senator Kabiru Gaya, Ibrahim Khalil in Sokoto on Saturday.
“No better way to improve their lives if you don’t prevent their migration from the north to the central and southern parts of Nigeria, he said.
“That movement should be banned, otherwise Fulani would continue to suffer and the security problem in the
On Ruga, the governor said “We cannot ask a state to implement RUGA where the indigenes are not Fulani. It is for states who can cater for the Fulani and improve their herdsmanship. ”
“That is why we are developing grazing area or RUGA in Kano State so that Fulani can be in one place and enjoy all the social services like other people of the state. So that the type of herdsmanship they are doing will be improved. So that they can produce more cows, more milk and more economic prosperity to themselves,” he said.
He also lamented the way Fulani were being treated in the country, as well as those Fulani who have now become bandits due to illiteracy.