The Benue State government has raised objections regarding the planned establishment of a vigilante group by the Fulani socio cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore which it intends to operate nationwide saying it will not be permitted to operate in the State.
Chief press Secretary to the Governor Terver Akase made the Government’s reservations known in Makurdi insinuating that the socio cultural group is mastermind of banditry in the country and should be apprehended.
He maintained that the idea of running a nationwide vigilante group is a mere strategy by the Fulani socio-cultural organization to elevate their nefarious and inhuman activities to another level.
The Benue Governor’s spokesperson said the group has repeatedly claimed responsibility for the killing of thousands of children, women and other vulnerable people in different states, yet, members of the group walk freely in Abuja and hold press conferences threatening to unleash terror on the people of this country.
Akase again called for the arrest and prosecution of officials of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, to end the spate of crime in the country.
He urged the Federal Government to stop looking elsewhere for bandits who have been killing innocent Nigerians. Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore are coordinators of banditry in the country, and officials of the group reside in Abuja.