Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has suggested his Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Muhammed to apologise to Nigerians over his latest feedback supporting herders to hold arms.
Governor Ortom who gave the recommendation immediately throughout a information convention held on the Benue Peoples Home in Makurdi stated the apology is critical as it could assist to console Nigerians significantly those who had misplaced family members to the actions of felony herdsmen.
He additionally urged Governor Mohammed to take a cue from the Governors of Kano and Kaduna States each of Fulani origin, who’ve expressed displeasure over actions of terrorist herdsmen of their respective states.
Ortom, who maintained that his name on the federal authorities to declare a state of emergency on safety, was a patriotic one and puzzled why some Nigerians together with these from Benue took a swipe at him.
Governor Ortom famous that his letter to President Muhammadu Buhari was to specific real concern over the state of insecurity within the nation, which wanted the assist of well-meaning Nigerians to surmount.
On the assertion credited to Miyetti Allah in assist of his Gov Bala Mohammed, Ortom stated it was on such points that he had many instances known as on the federal authorities to proscribe the socio-cultural organisation as a terrorist group.
DAILY POST recollects that Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State had on the twelfth of February given the explanation why he believes herdsmen should proceed to hold AK-47 across the nation.
Mohammed had alleged that the federal government and the society had failed to guard herdsmen within the forest, therefore the necessity for self-protection.
Herdsmen Disaster: You owe Nigerians apology – Ortom tells Bauchi Gov