A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Ambassador Abayomi Nurain Mumuni has stated that trans-border terrorists are the one answerable for a lot of the killings, kidnappings and assaults on harmless Nigerians in South-West Nigeria.
Mumuni referred to as on President Muhamadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, strengthen the safety structure of Nigeria’s borders, particularly the land borders.
Our correspondent remembers that some states in South-West Nigeria together with Oyo, Ogun, Ekiti and Ondo have witnessed a sequence of killings and kidnapping allegedly perpetrated by suspected gunmen.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde had earlier raised an alarm that some terrorists from different West African nations are getting into the South West by Saki, a city in Oyo state.
Mumuni has nevertheless stated that trans-border terrorists who discovered themselves in a few of these states are those answerable for a lot of the legal actions akin to kidnapping, killings and assault of harmless residents within the area.
Mumuni in a press release made accessible to DAILY POST on Tuesday by his Media Aide, Mr. Rasheed Abubakar recommended Mr. Sunday Adeyemo often known as Sunday Igboho for talking up towards insecurity within the area.
The safety knowledgeable whereas interesting to Buhari to strengthen safety at Nigeria’s borders added that the transfer would go an extended option to nip within the bud the protracted incidence of banditry and terrorism ravaging the nation which is on the verge of dividing the nation.
Mumuni added that Nigeria’s borders are porous and has made it attainable for trans-border terrorists to enter with ease.
Mumuni stated, “Our borders are porous and the porosity made it really easy for trans-border terrorists to enter beneath the guise of herding with out being checked. Even when the harmless Fulanis are evicted from Yorubaland land, that wouldn’t cease insecurity if we fail to strengthen our land borders.
“I name on President Buhari to up its sport within the space of safety which is without doubt one of the tripods on which it rode to the workplace. Primarily, the safety of our borders shouldn’t be taken flippantly. There should be correct documentation and screening of immigrants from the neighbouring nations, to make sure border management. If we’re in a position to safe the borders, half of our issues are solved.
“I’m very shocked by the current happenings within the nation. The incessant killings and kidnappings of our individuals allegedly perpetrated by the Fulanis. It got here as a impolite shock to me as a result of the Fulanis I do know are nice and good individuals.
“Although there is perhaps dangerous eggs amongst them, similar to there are in each ethnic nationality, my skilled view is that the majority of these launching cowardly assaults on Nigerians should not essentially Nigerian Fulanis however cross-border criminals/terrorists.
“I actually is not going to blame Igboho for his motion however relatively commend his bravery and resilience for standing up for his individuals. After making the threats, the Governor ought to have referred to as him to order instantly.
“It’s the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Making, Yoruba elders who ought to have referred to as you warning him towards his fallacious transfer. All of them stored mute, ready for him to hold out his menace for the nation to be in mess.”
Trans-border terrorists answerable for killings, kidnappings in South West – APC chieftain, Mumuni tells Buhari