Miyetti Allah Biography

Filed in Politician by on August 3, 2019

Miyetti Allah Biography, MACBAN, Fulani herdsmen: Miyetti allah meaning in english. Miyetti Allah is a loose partisan advocacy group centered on promoting the welfare of Fulani pastoralists in Nigeria. Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria sometimes called MACBAN. The organization was founded  1970s with headquarters in Kaduna. It became operational in 1979 and gained wider acceptance as an advocacy group in 1987.

Miyetti Allah Biography

Background information

Birth name: Miyetti Allah

Born: Jos Nigeria

Occupation(s) : Cattle Breeders

Years active —present

Associated acts: Sultan Abubakar III. Aminu. Emir Zazzau. Usman Nagogo. the Emir of Katsina and Ado Bayero, late Emir of Kano.

MACBAN, Fulani herdsmen

Miyetti allah leader: MACBAN represents the interest of about 100,000 semi-nomads and nomads in the country.

History of miyetti allah

  • History
  • Miyetti allah meaning

Official records of the early history of Miyetti Allah are sparse, the oral history by some members trace it to the 1960s while others to 1972 when the association was formed in Kaduna. The association were largely dominated by settled Fulanis whose early concept of Miyetti Allah was to promote the welfare of all Fulanis through self help.

The organization was led by Muhammadu Sa’adu. has membership in Kaduna and Plateau States.

Sa’adu was born in Jos and spent his adulthood in Kaduna . he was a key figure in the campaigns to get new members to join.

  • Mission

A Goal of MACBAN an umbrella organization of Fulani herdsmen the country.

The activities of the organization are

  • liaising with the government on behalf of pastoralists,
  • land use rights,
  • nomadic education
  • conflict resolution between pastoralists and farmers.

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The group also supports protecting and increasing grazing reserves for cattle breeders in the country. However, not all pastoralists intend to stay within grazing reserves and the organization provides information to convince grazing reserve skeptics among the nomads to buy into the idea

  • Structure

Board of trustees led by the Sultan of Sokoto. it receives funding from the board and other donors. The national chairman is been elected every 4 years. MACBAN it received support from Sultan Abubakar III, Aminu, Emir Zazzau, Usman Nagogo, the Emir of Katsina and Ado Bayero, late Emir of Kano When it was founded.

MACBAN  national secretariat at Kaduna and state offices.

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