- Miyetti Allah has pledged its support for the immunisation of children in Kano
- The association said it had facilitated the immunisation of many nomadic children
- MACBAN chairman appealed to the nomadic groups to allow for the immunisation of their children in every community they find themselves
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has pledged to support immunisation of child killer diseases in Makoda local government area of Kano state.
The chairman of the association in Makoda, Malam Yahya Madawaki, made the pledge in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, October 7, in Makoda town.
He said that the association had facilitated the immunisation of many nomadic children who came into the local government area from neighbouring states and countries.
According to him, “We have informants who are vigilant and inform us of any nomadic group coming into the local government and we immediately move to immunize their children.”
“If they refuse to allow for their children to receive immunisation, we tell them to move elsewhere immediately as we don’t want get fresh virus in our community. ” Madawaki said.
The chairman, however, appealed to the nomadic groups to allow for the immunization of their children in every community they found themselves as the immunisation is harmless.
He lauded the efforts of the local government council and other stakeholders for their tireless efforts in creating awareness in the border communities who were more prone to the diseases.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has called for a crucial meeting with other Fulani groups over the alleged killing of Fulani people in Taraba state.
The group claimed 24 of its members were killed by other ethnic groups on Saturday, January 6.
MACBAN said: “Miyetti Allah and other Fulani groups are convening a stakeholders meeting to take a definite stand on this act of wickedness against our members."
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