Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for 2019 presidential election.
National President of the association, Mr Muhammadu Kiruwa Ardon Zuru, made the body’s stand known at the official inauguration of Fulani Volunteers Group in Minna on Wednesday.
The national president said the adoption was as a result of the programmes initiated by federal government which have impacted their lives positively.
Kiruwa particularly hailed Mr Buhari, saying his performance has endeared him to the association.
The national leadership therefore directed all States Chairmen to ensure that all eligible voters among their members obtain PVCs to enable them vote leaders that enjoy the support of the herders.
He said this is the first time that their members are reaping the dividends of democracy for a very long time.
Speaking on Fulani Volunteer Group, Zuru promised that the association would device means of supporting their activities by providing them with uniforms, vehicles and other logistics to enhance their operations.
He announced that over 10,000 youths have denounced armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling, adding that some of such youths have surrendered weapons in Niger state.
He also disclosed that over 7,000 weapons were recovered in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states.
He stressed the need for the Fulani Volunteer Group to work harmoniously with security agencies to check insecurity across the country.