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Herdsmen Education Will Curb Insecurity – Sheikh Gumi Reveals


Famend Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dr Abubakar Ahmad Gumi, has opined that with the availability of training alternatives to Fulani herdsmen on the grassroots, the raging insecurity within the nation may very well be checked.

Sheikh Gumi, who on an inspection go to of the Sheikh Uthman Bin Fodio Centre at Kagarko Grazing Reserve Kohoto Village, Kagarko Native Authorities Space of Kaduna State donated by Sultan Bello Mosque Basis, said that training is the perfect method to assist widen the data of the Fulani herdsmen towards involving themselves to insecurity within the nation.

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He defined,

“The development of the varsity is an instance to the three tiers of presidency, company organizations and people. As an alternative of spending billions on {hardware}, spend it on colleges. I’ve spoken to a lot of them, they’ve agreed to put down their weapons and embrace training.”

Gumi additional defined that the centre comprises six school rooms, which might be operational for twenty-four hours day-after-day, stressing that the herdsmen rear cattle within the morning, come again and research within the night.

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He assured that the varsity would run main and secondary colleges at intervals, saying that the Fulani herdsmen could be inspired to take training significantly.

Sheikh Gumi said that the Centre has a hospital in addition to an financial booster on exhibiting them use foliage to feed their animals, stating that if such Centres are replicated in each a part of the nation, Nigeria could be in peace.

He defined that almost all of the Fulani herdsmen aren’t concerned in banditry, saying that if herdsmen are terrorists, there could be issues within the nation.

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Gumi said that although the development mission of the centre remains to be ongoing, the three tiers of presidency ought to are available and companion on coaching the herdsmen on how they are often economically viable.

He mentioned,

“The second a lot of the Fulani herdsmen are educated, you discover amongst them docs, engineers, nurses and different professionals who won’t go into acts which can be opposite to the legal guidelines of the land however the nation will probably be higher for it.”

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He said that lecturers could be taken from Kaduna to the centre, stressing that a number of the college students could be taught entrepreneurship with the intention to be self-reliant once they end their research.


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