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Buhari should vaccinate us against killer herdsmen –Nigerians on social media

Reactions continue to trail the Federal Government’s vaccination programme against COVID-19 as some Nigerians on social media have asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to vaccinate the citizens against killer Fulani herdsmen terrorising the country.

Nigeria rolled out its vaccination programme against the lethal coronavirus infection on Friday with about four million doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine.

Nigerians who wish to receive the vaccines are enjoined to register on the website of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency.

However, some Nigerians have said there was the need to vaccinate the country against killer herdsmen.

Of late, the Southern part of the country especially has been inundated with the activities of criminal nomadic Fulani herdsmen who have been accused of sundry crimes including invasion of the farmlands of host communities, rape, murder, kidnapping, amongst other dastardly acts.

Dozens of victims have been recorded in the last few months while state government have mulled banning open grazing in the region, amongst other measures to curb the incessant crimes and clashes between farmers and herders.

Many Nigerians had also complained effusively about the silence of the President, who is also of the Fulani ethnic stock. They had said the body language of the President and his failure to condemn the activities of the criminal Fulani herders in clear terms was emboldening the criminals to continue perpetuating their heinous acts.

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