Ortom is simply taking advantage of the high resentment that many ethnic groups have for the Fulanis who had attempted or conquered lands some 100+ years ago. From the borders of the NW (Caliphate) to the entrance of SW in the present day Ilorin.
2. To the Plateau province of the Jukuns/Tivs/Igalas.
Knowing conquest was how kingdoms grew world over, its pathetic Nigerian politicians keep exploiting those stories for selfish reasons when history also teaches that economic prosperity is what guarantees ethnic preservation
3. This prosperity is only possible by accessing markets far from one's land. This knowledge led to the formation of EU (common market), the bilateral treaties among Eurasia countries, North Atlantic Trade Organization NATO.
Let me explain how politicians are our biggest threat
4. Irrespective of the abundant mineral resources in virtually every state, Investors CAN NEVER go to communities that sees non indigenes as usurpers (remember the fight turned bloody Dangote's faced for Benue Cement Coy after acquiring it from BPE).
5. When states are analysed individually, the internal fights among the ethnic groups is too horrible to hear or for a rational mind to THINK of setting up any form of a multi million naira business except you are from that section of the state but how many ever do?
6. So while politicians use ethnic and religious rhetorics solely for power acquisition, investments are running away from their ''Kingdoms''. How then are they protecting or promoting their people's interest?
In the months to come, more of these Ortom's dramas will be all over.
7. The influential & activists who should speak prefer talking about Abuja that is far than the gov few miles away, while the locals enjoy revealing in a phantom feeling of ''Na our ancestral land'', lands worth pittance if not developed.
Economy power should override politics!

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