Herdsmen crisis: Be patriotic, protect all residents in your states – Northern Speakers tell South West Governors

Chairman of the Northern Audio system Discussion board, Rt. Hon Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani, has tasked governors of the South West to be patriotic and defend all residents inside their states.

Zailani, who can be the Speaker of the Kaduna State Home of Meeting, expressed this in an announcement on Monday.

In keeping with him, “We’re deeply saddened by latest developments in some southern components of the nation, particularly the South West, the place locals have attacked these they understand as non Indigenes, and destroyed their properties.”

He mentioned, “by so doing, they’ve damaged the robust bond which united us as Nigerians.”

The Northern Audio system Chairman mentioned that Oyo State is the worst hit of the disaster, with a recent assault on a cattle settlement on Saturday.

The speaker, whereas commiserating with the affected Victims, added that, “We should always notice that first, we’re Nigerians and must be our brothers’ keepers. It’s unhappy that the motion of some legal components will provoke such reactions meted out to harmless residents of the nation, going about their companies legally.

“We should always not neglect the truth that the Nigerian Structure ensures the correct of all residents to reside freely in any a part of the nation,” he mentioned.

Whereas acknowledging efforts put in place by Governor Seyi Makinde in resolving the disaster, he suggested him to arrest and prosecute these discovered to have instigated or participated within the disaster to function robust warning to others who could also be planning comparable actions.

He additionally recommended youth in northern Nigeria for maturity exhibited by refraining from reprisals, which he mentioned, makes them patriotic residents of the nation and lovers of peace.

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