Chairman of the committee and traditional ruler of Enugwu-Umuonyia, Igwe Peter Eze-Amama, said the exercise was to checkmate herdsmen/farmers clashes. He added that the enumeration would assist the cattle menace control committee to fish out the bad eggs among herdsmen in state.
Chairman of Miyetti Allah in the Southeast Alhaji Gidado Siddiki praised the government and people for carrying the Fulani along in governance.
He promised that the cattle breeders were solidly behind the government. Siddiki, however, advised his people to respect their hosts, warning that anyone found wanting would be dealt with.