The Fulani Socio-cultural group, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has apologized to the government and people of Benue state over herdsmen attacks and killings in the state in 2018.
The apology was tendered by the National Secretary of the organization, Alhaji Alhassan Saleh, on Saturday at a peace meeting brokered by the Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyeama in Makurdi.
Alhaji Saleh expressed the regrets of his association over the killings and pledged to ensure peaceful coexistence and collaboration between herdsmen and farmers in the state.
“We are sorry for all that happened. Governor Ortom is peace-loving man who stood firmly for his people and I can assure you that our members will support and work with the peace initiatives of the Governor,” he said.
Earlier Chief Onyema harped on the need for peaceful coexistence between farmers and herders in the state.