Know More About Fulani People – State Of Origin And Qualities

Fulani people, though scattered all over Nigeria, originated from some particular states. They are mostly known for cattle and cow rearing. But that’s not all there is to know about these people. Fulani is a recognized tribe in Nigeria.

They are not as big as other tribes in the country but they have their native land and unique language. Their language is known as Futfulde. Let’s look at States in Nigeria, where you can find Fulani people.

Where are Fulani people from?

Fulani people come from the Northern part of Nigeria. They mostly occupy the following States in the North:Fulani people

  • Gombe
  • Sokoto, and
  • Kastina

Also, you can meet these people in

  • Bauchi
  • Kebbi
  • Yobe, and a few in,
  • Benue states.

Most of Fulani groups are of the nomadic type. They don’t reside in a particular place for long. Cattlemen who move from territory to territory along with their cows, sheep, and goats belong to this group.

Taking into account this nomadic mode of life, Fulani people can also be found in Southern regions of Nigeria.

Qualities of The Fulani Tribe

Fulani people have some qualities they are known for. They have their own code called Pulaaku which includes the following human qualities:

  • Self-discipline
  • Hardworking
  • Personal control
  • Courage
  • Modesty
  • Responsibility
  • Friendly