South Africa chapter of Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP, on
Monday urged President
Muhammadu Buhari to arrest
and prosecute those behind
the killings and destruction of
property in some parts of the
country.
The Chairman, Mr Ekos
Akpokabayen, told the News
Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the
telephone from Johannesburg,
South Africa, that the chapter
was worried about the incessantHe urged the Federal
Government to ensure tight
border control to check the influx
of herdsmen into the country,
adding that in the past, Nigerians
co-existed with herdsmen in
various communities.
He expressed worry over the
heinous acts against humanity
and its effect in the country.
“ The Nigerian elite should start
asking questions now, a situation
where human lives are being
taken without any more regards
to the sacredness of life itself must
be stopped forthwith.
“The government in power
should measure up fast in
containing this ugly menace,
especially now that it is rapidly
spreading to every part of the
country.’’
Akpokabayen suggested that
the military should be used to
defend the nation’s borders
against external militia or terrorist
groups.
“I pray Mr President to rise
up to the occasion to restore the
trust and dignity of the larger
Nigerian citizens who have
been subjected to living in fear
in their own ancestral homes.
“Let it end now, fish out these
people and get them to pay for
all their atrocious acts against
our people and tighten up
our very porous borders with
immediate effect.
“Get the military to defend
our territorial integrity as they
are saddled to do by the laws of
our land, we are now a besieged
nation by external militia/
terrorist groups,’’ he said.He urged the Federal
Government to ensure tight
border control to check the influx
of herdsmen into the country,
adding that in the past, Nigerians
co-existed with herdsmen in
various communities.
He expressed worry over the
heinous acts against humanity
and its effect in the country.
“ The Nigerian elite should start
asking questions now, a situation
where human lives are being
taken without any more regards
to the sacredness of life itself must
be stopped forthwith.
“The government in power
should measure up fast in
containing this ugly menace,
especially now that it is rapidly
spreading to every part of the
country.’’
Akpokabayen suggested that
the military should be used to
defend the nation’s borders
against external militia or terrorist
groups.
“I pray Mr President to rise
up to the occasion to restore the
trust and dignity of the larger
Nigerian citizens who have
been subjected to living in fear
in their own ancestral homes.
“Let it end now, fish out these
people and get them to pay for
all their atrocious acts against
our people and tighten up
our very porous borders with
immediate effect.
“Get the military to defend
our territorial integrity as they
are saddled to do by the laws of
our land, we are now a besieged
nation by external militia/
terrorist groups,’’ he said.He urged the Federal
Government to ensure tight
border control to check the influx
of herdsmen into the country,
adding that in the past, Nigerians
co-existed with herdsmen in
various communities.
He expressed worry over the
heinous acts against humanity
and its effect in the country.
“ The Nigerian elite should start
asking questions now, a situation
where human lives are being
taken without any more regards
to the sacredness of life itself must
be stopped forthwith.
“The government in power
should measure up fast in
containing this ugly menace,
especially now that it is rapidly
spreading to every part of the
country.’’
Akpokabayen suggested that
the military should be used to
defend the nation’s borders
against external militia or terrorist
groups.
“I pray Mr President to rise
up to the occasion to restore the
trust and dignity of the larger
Nigerian citizens who have
been subjected to living in fear
in their own ancestral homes.
“Let it end now, fish out these
people and get them to pay for
all their atrocious acts against
our people and tighten up
our very porous borders with
immediate effect.
“Get the military to defend
our territorial integrity as they
are saddled to do by the laws of
our land, we are now a besieged
nation by external militia/
terrorist groups,’’ he said.

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