The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has called on Fulani leaders to caution their kinsmen against violence.
Onaiyekan noted that the Fulani should be worried about the rate at which they were being mentioned for something evil.
”If I am a Fulani, I will do whatever it takes to advise them to stop giving the Fulani a bad name because people are saying that every attack in the country right now is perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen.
”Many who were kidnapped, after their release report that their kidnappers were Fulani herdsmen. If we can start by cleaning up the Fulani camps so that those using the Fulani names for evil will not do so anymore.
”Rev. Fr Paul Offu, who was shot dead on August 1, 2019, was said to have been killed by some hoodlums suspected to be the notorious and murderous Fulani herdsmen,” he said.