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Northern cattle traders to boycott South-East markets in response to IPOB’s ban on beef

Northern cattle traders to boycott South-East markets in response to IPOB’s ban on beef

The Amalgamation of Northern Traders in Cattle, Grains, and Vegetables has introduced plans by its members to stop from supplying its objects to South-Eastern markets. They say that is in response to the ban positioned on beef consumption by the Indigenous People Of Biafra within the area.

 

Recall that on January 3, IPOB in an announcement launched banned the slaughtering and consuming of cows from Fulani herders throughout events within the South-East area. The secessionist group additionally introduced the ban on singing of Nigerian nationwide anthem in colleges and on consuming beef throughout events within the area. The group stated these are a few of its seven motion plans to implement in 2022. Read right here.

 

Reacting to the choice, the Northern merchants stated members had been ready to adjust to the directive by discontinuing its sale of cattle, grains, onions, and different foodstuffs within the area.

 

Chairman of Northern Traders, Muhammad Tahir, in an interview with SaharaReporters, stated members of the union weren’t perturbed by the IPOB ban. 

 

“For us, we might at all times help the indivisibility of Nigeria; but when IPOB desires to secede, then so be it. Bilateral commerce between us and them is all about wealth creation for the 2 areas; the cattle we take to them is meals and never poison.

Therefore, if somebody rejects your benevolent provide of meals to their area, then you definately cease; since you should not feed them.

After all, it’s a mere unsustainable propaganda, which we have been listening to over time.”he stated

 

Tahir additional asserted that IPOB lacked the capability to maintain the ban as their individuals would quickly revolt attributable to shortage of beef and different foodstuffs which solely the North can provide.

 

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