Governors and leaders of the Southeast zone, yesterday, said they have placed a ban on the movement of herdsmen with AK47 and their cattle in the zone, noting that their activities have been the cause of conflict between herdsmen and farmers in the zone.
The leaders of Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, yesterday ordered killer Fulani herdsmen to vacate the southwest or face consequences. The group disclosed at a press briefing in Lagos that failure by the herdsmen to heed the advice could result in a confrontation with the Yoruba people.
Sir: For the past few years, the Northern part of the country has been convulsed by a string of hostilities and chronic insecurity. The ancient towns and villages are under threat from the savage groups. No one prays for crack on his walls, they are unwanted signs of a feeble wall. The palpable fissure in Nigeria is…