An arrested Fulani herdsman has revealed why he carries an AK-47 riffle while grazing his cattle.
The herdsman, Sadiq Mohammed, show as arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command, stated that the AK-47 riffle was for self-defense
He also stated that the two guns he was arrested with are not really his.
He said , “I ’ ve had these guns for 11 years this year . I got them since I was in Plateau State .
“ The man who first bought this gun is dead . He was killed , so I took it .
“I have never killed any person with these guns, but I ’ ve been using them to protect myself and my cows from people who may want to attack me and steal my animals. ”
The father of two added that “any time I take my cows to Plateau State , I use the guns to protect myself while I rear them (cows ). ”