Youths of Anaku in Ayamelum Native Authorities Space of Anambra State have protested the actions of Fulani herdsmen within the space, saying the herders have been accountable for a collection of kidnappings alongside the Adani-Kogi freeway, locally.
A supply among the many protesting youths stated they got here out of their numbers on the federal freeway locally on the weekend to protest the most recent incident of kidnapping, which concerned an undisclosed variety of individuals on Friday.
The supply stated, “The youths of the world expressed unhappiness over the latest incident and promised to not relaxation till the kidnapped individuals have been launched.
“The safety brokers within the space led by DPO of Anaku Divisional Police in Ayamelum LGA, CSP Chukwunonso was additionally there. He addressed the youths, promising to not relaxation till the scenario is introduced beneath management. He additionally suggested the group to take care of calm and proceed with their lawful actions as the problem is being taken care of.”
The protest it was gathered additionally attracted the eye of the Speaker of Anambra State Home of Meeting, Rt. Hon. Uche Victor Okafor, who addressed the youths, condemning the present spate of kidnapping alongside the highway.
Our supply stated, “You might be right here in Awka, with out realizing the excessive stage of kidnapping by Fulani herdsmen, taking place within the hinterlands in Anambra State. The present kidnapping happened on 12/ 3/ 2021.
“This infuriated some youths, and so they (youths of Anaku) and the vigilante group members and different safety brokers needed to crew up to enter the forest seeking those that have been kidnapped and to safe the world to keep away from such actions once more. It is rather disheartening,” He stated.
When DAILY POST reached out to the Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Police Command, CSP Haruna Mohammed for feedback on the protest, calls to his cellphone rang and not using a response.