Fulani are not Criminal, Stop Criminalizing them - Oluwo of Iwo
As ethical pressure and agitation continue to ravage the country, a situation where the Fulani tribe are now synonymously addressed as criminal due to the fact that many of them are contributing to the kidnapping and herd/farmer clash across the country.
However, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu I, has disclosed that Nigerians of Fulani extraction residing in his domain are not terrorists .
The paramount ruler made this disclosure during an unscheduled visit to some Fulani settlements within Iwo land on Friday .
Oba Akanbi noted that there were beautiful Fulani children in his domain and that he was going to re -orientate the ones amongst them who had chosen a criminal path .
He maintained that the criminal elements amongst them were formed as a result of decades of neglect in the Southwest .
According to him , “ When you do not care about people living in abject poverty around you , without helping or checking that girl child coming out of the forest selling local cheese and those small boys rearing cattle from 6 a .m till evening.”
“ If someone resides in the forest for so long , there is possibility that they may start behaving irrationally if not properly put in check ” , he added .
According to Daily Post , the traditional ruler assured all non -indigenes residing in Iwo land of his support and protection , adding that he will not discriminate against anybody as their king .
He charged the Fulani to see everybody as their brother ’ s keeper as this would enhance good neighbourliness
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