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Chairman of Southern and Mid­dle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF), Chief Edwin Clark on Monday said the decision to ban open grazing that open grazing in Southern Nigeria stays.

Clark was reacting to the 72 hours ultimatum given by the Fulani Ji­hadists to Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, to reverse the ban on open grazing.

At a press conference in Abuja, Clark, who expressed disappointment over the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government and Northern elders, added that same Northern elders were quick to accuse Igbo leaders of not publicly condemning the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Expressing concern that less than one week after lead­ers of thought, traditional rulers and others including himself met on the state of the nation, the Fulani Jihad­ists issued threat to attack Delta State.

Chief Clark told President Buhari to regard himself as President of one Nigeria, and not as President of the Fula­nis or the Northerners, adding that they shall resist, at all cost, any attempt to subjugate citi­zens of one Nigeria.

He advised the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abu­bakar Malami, over what he described as his irresponsible and unprofessional language, which he alleged is misleading and misdirecting Mr. President.

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