The southeastern leader of the Miyetti Allah Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) said it had ordered the relocation of its members from Ebony state following the recent killings there.
The group said the holiday would pave the way for peace and allow security officials to carry out a thorough investigation.
The South-East zonal chairman of Miyetti Allah, Gidado Sidikki, disclosed this while speaking to journalists in Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Wednesday.
He noted that the relocation order was for a period of time to enable the security agencies in collaboration with the Ebonyi State government, the leadership of Miyetti Allah, community leaders and other stakeholders to investigate the cause of the attacks on innocent people.
He noted that the relocation order was meant to be for some time in order for the security agencies to work with the Ebony government, Mietti Allah’s leadership, community leaders and other stakeholders to investigate the causes of the attacks on innocent people.