The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has revealed that majority of bandits ravaging the state are Fulani herdsmen, with a few of them infiltrating the nation from neighbouring West African nations.
The governor of President Muhammadu Buhari’s state of origin, mentioned the felony parts who plunged all the nation into uncommon safety disaster are primarily Fulani herdsmen.
Governor Masari made the declare on Monday whereas that includes on a Channels Television programme, ‘Politics Today’.
He revealed that the weather had identical faith, language like himself, stressing that that they had been dwelling “with us for hundreds of years”.
He mentioned, “Bandits are persons who speak same language like me. They profess the same religious beliefs like me.
“These bandits are not aliens, they are people we know. They are people that have been living with us for hundreds of years. The infiltration we have from some African countries and non-African countries, are people of the Fulani extraction.
“Majority of those involved in this banditry are Fulanis. Whether it is believable or not, that is the truth. These are people who live in the forest and their major occupation is rearing of cattle.”
Katsina is without doubt one of the a number of states within the North-West and North-Central areas notably ravaged by bandits.
The bandits have continued to assault faculties, abduct residents for ransom and carried out wanton killings within the state.