According to report, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria also known as Miyetti Allah, has instructed every Fulani Person in the country not to vote for the Mr Peter Obi, Labour party presidential candidate.
Mr Saleh Ahassan who is the national secretary-general of the Fulani socio-cultural group said in an interview with a National Newspaper, noted that peter obi is not an option to be voted for in the forthcoming 2023 presidential election as far as his group is concerned.
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He further added that Mr obi Obi is a tribal bigot and that he represents the interest of Biafran.
Mr Alhassan also make reference to the time Peter Obi was the governor of Anambra State, he “destroyed the businesses of northerners and chased plenty Hausa and Fulani people from entering Anambra”
Peter Obi spoke person react to Miyetti Allah’s rejection.
The spoke person of the labour party presidential candidate react to news of Fulani socio-cultural group rejecting Peter obi as a worthy candidate to vote for.
Mr Jones Onwuasoanya, said Obi was a nationalist whose interest was only with Nigerians.
He added that Mr Obi believes in ‘One Nigeria’ and is irreversibly committed to the One Nigeria dream and to making Nigeria a successful nation.
Meanwhile in the other News
Fulani group rejects Miyetti Allah’s comments on Mr Obi.
A Fulani professional group, Coalition of Fulbe Professionals in Africa, on Monday rejected Miyetti Allah’s comments on Obi, they discribed the statement as “politically sponsored.”
They urge Nigerians to disregard statement from Miyetti Allah Kauta Hore, saying it did not speak for Fulani ethnic group or represented the Fulani in any way.
COFPIA, in a statement signed by its National President, Prof. Mohammed Gidado, and Secretary, Hajiya Mairo Modibo, said
“We will vote for a President that will tackle poverty and acute hunger that have held our people hostage for so long. We will vote for a President that will fight insecurity with every commitment and unbiased mind, no matter who is involved.
“Our respected tribal group, Miyetti Allah, should channel their campaign to redeem the bad image they have created for Fulani people in Nigeria rather than casting aspersions on Peter Obi, who has demonstrated capacity to rescue Nigeria from the current hopelessness.