Miyetti Allah flags off nationwide security
The Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has revealed the formation of its nationwide security outfit, says the aims were to curtail security challenges confronting the country.
According to Bello Bodejo and Saleh Alhassan, the National President and Secretary of the association, the outfit code-named Miyetti Allah Vigilante, is aimed at assisting security agencies in checkmating such crimes as kidnapping, cattle rustling and banditry.
Bodejo who made known the news of the formation of the outfit in a communique issued in Abuja on Wednesday maintained that the vigilante would operate according to the constitutional provisions and legal requirements of the country.
The group further asked the Inspector-General of Police to protect Fulani across the country from tribal hordes, ethnic militias and cattle rustlers, urged security agencies to commence the process of detailed documentation of the violence against Fulani pastoralists, including the collection of exhibits and all relevant information to isolate the perpetrators of the violence, arrest and prosecute them to forestall reprisals.
Nwada Ugochinyere Onyechere reporting, Obinwannem News