Fulani youth groups seek end to extrajudicial killings




Youth groups under the aegis, Coalition of Fulani Youth Groups have urged governments at all levels to take steps towards ending extrajudicial killings.

Mr Aminu Saleh, Convener of the coalition, made the call while speaking to newsmen on Tuesday in .

Saleh who read the communique issued at the end of a two-day meeting on issues affecting Fulani in the country described the extrajudicial killing as senseless and needless.

He said that the youth groups were worried at the spate of unprovoked attacks on Fulani in different parts of the country.

The convener stated that Fulani people as Nigerians reserved the rights to travel, live and graze anywhere in the country.

“It is within their rights in the constitution, enough of these senseless attacks, Fulani people have no other means of livelihood other than herding,” he said.

Saleh urged to ensure robust collaborations with the communities in their mandate to enthrone law and order in the land.

He said the coalition was a law-abiding organistion with youth groups that preached national peace and unity.

“We urge the authorities to release Fulani people being wrongfully detained, we are a law-abiding people, we will not support crime.

“Our people should be given a sense of belonging wherever they are found, especially in the formation of vigilance groups.(NAN)

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