One of many umbrella group of shepherds in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has referred to as on the safety authorities to take care of “terrorists killing Fulani shepherds within the southeast.”
The group’s spokesman, Saleh Alhassan, introduced this in response to the homicide of one of many Biafra indigenous commanders who had been shot useless by safety forces final Saturday.
Law enforcement officials and their colleagues from the Nigerian Military and the Division of State Companies had killed an IPOB chief, a Commander Ikonso and 6 different militiamen in Imo state.
The IPOB males, who had been members of the secession group’s safety arm, the Jap Safety Community, had been killed in an early morning raid final week of their hiding place within the village of Awomama, Oru East authorities district of the state.
The IPOB has since threatened “madness”, stating that the governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, would “pay dearly” to kill his commander.
Talking to Punch on Thursday, the spokesman for Miyetti Allah praised the safety authorities, including that they need to “step up” efforts to take care of all terrorist components within the nation.
He mentioned: “The safety companies ought to intensify their efforts in coping with all of the terrorists who’re killing Fulani herders, burning police stations, prisons and destroying establishments within the southeast.”
Alhassan mentioned no less than 50 shepherds had been killed within the southeast prior to now month, including that his group would avenge the deaths of those members.
He mentioned, “Up to now, greater than 50 shepherds have been killed within the southeast within the final month. We have now the information and the Igbo terrorists led by Nnamdi Kanu can pay for everybody they kill.
“It’s unlucky that they forgot the story of how we saved many Igbos within the north throughout the civil battle, however now they’re killing our folks. You make a critical mistake. We are going to take authorized in addition to cultural steps to avenge the killings of our members. “