It Is Un-Islamic For Herders To Move Cattle From Place To Place—Buhari’s Home State Governor, Masari

Governor of Katsina State, Bello Masari has described open grazing as un-Islamic. 

He famous that it’s fallacious for herders to graze their cattle on different folks’s land. 

It Is Un-Islamic For Herders To Move Cattle From Place To Place—Buhari's Home State Governor, Masari 2

The governor said this whereas talking in an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, on Wednesday. 

Condemning the motion of herders from one a part of the nation to a different to graze their cattle, Masari mentioned, “This is something we have to do through development, to provide necessary infrastructure that will prevent herders from moving.

“The herders’ motion is actually in the hunt for two issues: water and fodder. If we will present these two objects, why ought to they transfer?

“The roaming about, for us, is un-Islamic and it is not the best. It is part of the problems we are having today. I don’t support [the idea] that we should continue with open grazing.”

Meanwhile, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities had kicked in opposition to the decision of Southern Governors to ban open grazing of their area. 

The Presidency, nevertheless, questioned the “legality” of the governors’ decision, however the Presidency’position attracted public criticism. 

However, the governor additionally mentioned the Nigerian authorities would offer ranches for cattle to graze earlier than completely banning open grazing. 

He, nevertheless, added that the federal government must make provision for the place animals would keep earlier than banning grazing.

He mentioned, “We intend to have a law banning (cattle) roaming but before we do that, we would make provisions for where the animals would stay.”

He disclosed that the Nigerian Government has spent N6.2 billion on the undertaking as a part of the efforts to begin the ranching programme.

He additionally mentioned his state authorities has invested N6.2 billion with the intention of getting herders in a single place. 

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