By Yemi Adedeji, Abuja
The Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore Fulani Socio-cultural Association has warned Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom not to push its members to wall over the over the anti-open grazing law is the state.
The Benue State anti-open grazing law had already taken effect from November 1.
Though, the Association had approached a Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge the ‘anti-grazing law’, saying that the 1965 grazing law of Northern Nigeria was still in place.
The Association had also insisted several times that most of its members are subsistence herders and as such cannot afford the ranching system which requires a substantial amount to put in place.
Speaking exclusively to Elendu Reports on Thursday via whatsapp platform, Saleh Alhassan,the National Secretary of the association said they are in court seeking the enforcement of the fundamental human rights of his poeple.
He stated: “We are in court seeking enforcement of our members’ fundamental human rights as enshrined in the constitution.
“I am sure they will be careful not to push our people to wall.,” Alhassan noted.