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RUGA: Another Fulani Herdsmen Village Discovered In Abia

Reports has it that another Fulani community aside from the popular Lokpanta cattle market has been discovered in Abia State.

The pictures accompanying this publication are pictures of another Fulani community deep inside Owaza, in Ukwa West Local government area of Abia State.

According to Abia Pulse reports, the settlement is mainly for herders who go out in shifts to graze with their cattle while a group stay back to guard the community.

Recently a group of health workers had to go to the community for immunization but where rebuffed by the Fulani dwellers who told them that they don’t want to be immunized.

A closer investigation revealed that they rejected the immunization thinking that government wanted to kill all of them through injection over the RUGA issue.

Fulani community in Abia

It took an interpreter and a lot of persuading to convince them to accept that their children be immunized.

See photos below:

Fulani community in Abia


Fulani community in Abia
The immunization team stormed the Fulani settlements

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