Apologise to Benue people over comment on anti-grazing law – Benue APC tells defence minister
– The Benue state chapter of the APC, calls on the minister of defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to tender an unreserved apology to the people of Benue for saying the implementation of the anti-open grazing law ought to be suspended
– The state chairman of the party, Comrade Abba Yaro, asks President Buhari to call the minister to order for his consistent outburst against the law
– The Nasarawa state chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria says mentioning Fulani anytime a killing occurs amounts to criminalising the entire Fulani tribe
The Benue state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the minister of defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to withdrawal his comment on the suspension of the anti-grazing law.
The party also asked the minister to tender an unreserved apology to the people of Benue for saying, that the implementation of the law ought to be suspended.
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Daily Trust reports that Benue APC chairman, Comrade Abba Yaro, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call the minister to order for his consistent outburst against the law of the state, which he said had been at variance with the submissions of the National Economic Council (NEC) on the matter at stake.
The chairman described Dan-Ali’s statement as highly offensive and called on the minister to immediately resign his position and return to his state of origin.
The APC said it would without wavering continue to stand by Governor Samuel Ortom and the anti-open grazing law.