Popular Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba, who is dubbed the godfather of Nigerian stand-up comedy has written on the reasons why the Fulani herdsmen are the new power brokers in the country.
Multi-aWhahd winning veteran comedian and the father of Stand-up comedy in Nigeria, Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, popularly known by his stage name, Ali Baba, has taken to his Instagram page to explain why the Fulani herdsmen are the new power brokers in Nigeria.
He wrote: "These are the new power brokers…. not those in oil and gas. If anyone in oil and gas sends anyone to beat up… not …. … just beat up, they will see what is called the long arm of the law. But these guys?
"They can walk all over your cassava farm, burn down your houses, raise down a village, …. the villagers… and walk off. And they only carry a stick. Just a stick. If you say who is is more powerful, security agencies or theses cattle rarers… heads or tail… herds men!!!"