Tension is rising after strange disease killed at least 200 cows at Margadu Fulani community in Guri local government area of Jigawa State.
According to Sanusi Doro, the local government information officer in Guri, the head of department of agriculture, Guri local government council, Kabiru Haruna, as confirmed the ugly incident.
Mr Haruna said the issue was reported a week earlier after the disease started ravaging the Fulani communities
The official linked the outbreak to the influx of ‘migrants’ cows allegedly from Niger Republic.
He said the community where the cows reportedly died shares border with Machina local government in Yobe State. The local government in Yobe shares border with Niger Republic.
The official also said the outbreak “only affected the animals that allegedly skipped the routine vaccination exercise conducted by the government.”