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Buhari govt promoting religious bigotry, nepotism – Ohanaeze

The pinnacle Igbo socio-political association, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has blamed the President Muhammadu Buhari-drove organization of advancing religious extremism and nepotism.

President General of Ohanaeze, Chief Nina Nwodo, said this while faulting Federal Government’s proposed Ruga ranch settlement the nation over for Fulani herders.

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Review that the Buhari government had revealed that it was progressing in the direction of building up Ruga settlements for herders in 12 pilot states across the country.

Mohammad Umar, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, made this known in Abuja as of late.

Responding to the proposed settlement, Nwodo blamed the Federal Government for intentionally searching for the inconvenience as a portion of its approaches were purportedly intended to support Fulani herders.

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Talking yesterday on Enugu, the Ohanaeze President General said Federal Government’s emphasis on the settlement was an infringement of the nation’s constitution.

Nwodo cautioned that Nigeria is presently sliding into a condition of rebellion.

He stated: “The Federal Government’s infringement of arrangements of our constitution, on the managerial of land in Nigeria, its absolute violation of legitimate

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laws made by Benue State Government as per her inherent powers under our constitution and its infringement of surviving court judgment on brushing and farming is an unmistakable pointer to turmoil.

“At the point when regard for the standard of law is cast off, and sheer power, religious bias, and nepotism showed, an inescapable hotel to self-improvement and turmoil is being pursued. Our nation is sliding into avoidable disorder and fate.”