The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has revealed the reason why herdsmen are hated in Nigeria.
This was disclosed by the Presidency of CAN, Samson Ayokunle at a conference in Abuja on Thursday.
According to him, the hate for Fulani herdsmen started when they started acting “violently”, killing “innocent people”.
“If there was any enemy from any Fulani man, the Fulani man created the enemy for himself, they have been living peacefully for many years in our various communities, till the killing issues started,” he said.
“In those days, our children married them, they married our children, but when they became too violent and started carrying AK-47, killing people, what type of play is that? That’s a dangerous play.
“We can no longer think we are friends with that type of play; it’s too dangerous. So let them call their people to order and ensure that they remove the enmity they have created around an average Fulani person.”
The CAN president went on to call on the government to beef up security to end the crisis the country is facing.