ANY FULANI WHO COMES TO BENUE AS VIGILANTE WILL END UP IN JAIL SAYS GOVERNOR ORTOM

John Charles, Makurdi BENUE State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday warned that he would use the rule of law to ensure that any Fulani herdsman who dared to come to the state for vigilante group was jailed. Recall that the Fulani organisation, Miyeitti Allah Kauta Hore, had at a press conference in Abuja recently, vowed  to establish vigilante group in all  states of federation to combat insecurity. In his  response to this, Ortom through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, warned the Fulani organisation not to come to his state,…

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AKEREDOLU ORDERS ARREST OF VIGILANTE HERDSMEN

ONDO state Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu has ordered the Police to effect the arrest of anyone or group which parades itself as Fulani Vigilante in any part of the state. Information and Orientation, commissioner Donald Ojogo said this in a statement issued in Akure to state government position of the vexed issue. Criticism had trailed the report of Fulani herdsmen patrolling the highway as vigilantee group. Ojogo said the state government “has witnessed with utmost dismay, an orchestrated campaign in respect of the above subject matter. “The intention of the…

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WE WILL NOT TOLERATE FULANI VIGILANTE IN ONDO STATE SAYS GOVT

by Damisi Ojo, Akure Ondo State Government on Monday observed with concern trending pictures of identity card carrying men identified as Fulani vigilante in the Akoko area of the state. Various claims reveal the activities, duties as well as supposed mandate of these men in question. A statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo said; “It is pertinent to recall that at the height of the incessant kidnap cases, the Ondo State Government took some far-reaching drastic measure. “This included a marching order to the law…

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