30 herdsmen, 322 cows missing in Anambra – Miyetti Allah writes Police
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has written to the Police over attacks on Fulanis in Anambra State.
MACBAN said there has been increasing violence against herdsmen around Ayamelum, Anambra East, Orumba South, Dunukofia LGAs.
The South Eastern Zone Chapter reported the matter to the Deputy Inspector General of Police, E Department, Force Headquarters.
The letter signed by the Zonal Chairman, Gidado Siddiki, said the attacks resulted in casualties.
The formal complaint stated that 30 Fulani herders and 322 cows are missing.
“The lives of members of MACBAN are in danger in parts of these concerned communities.
“We therefore ask for your urgent interventions to forestall further loss of lives and properties,” it read.
Attacks on civilians and security operatives in Anambra have increased lately.
On Thursday, gunmen killed policemen, soldiers, burned a van and carted away their arms.