- Arewa youth groups have distanced itself from the newly launched Shege Ka Fasa
- The youths said they are not a party to the new security outfit launched by the leadership of the Coalition of Northern Groups
- According to the youth group, the outfit is a brainchild of some elders in the northern region
Just about 24 hours after the launch of the northern version of the controversial Amotekun, the security outfit in the southwest, the northern version of Amotekun the youth of Arewa has disowned Shege Ka Fasa.
The Arewa Youths on Thursday, February 6, said it was distancing itself from the newly launched outfit.
Vanguard reports that the umbrella body of the Arewa Youth Groups alleged that some northern elders are behind the floating of the security outfit.
The group also said that these elders also planned to station the headquarters of Shege Ka Fasa in Kaduna - a defunct capital of the north.
Murtala Abubakar, the leader of the joint action committee of northern youths association said the Arewa youths across the region is not a party to the creation of the new security outfit.
Abubakar said: "As you may be aware we are working with patriotic pan northern groups like ARDP, SABMF and host of other in a proactive way in proffer intellectual and pragmatic solutions to many challenges confronting us as a region.”
He said the launch of Shege Ka Fasa was rather an emotive response to a serious security challenge the region is currently facing.
“Today, the north, through the collaborative way with critical stakeholders representing the political class was the governor of Katsina State, the sultan represented the traditional institution and other civil society groups inaugurated a security monitoring committee to help bring to an end the serious security challenge facing us,” Abubakar said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Shege Ka Fasa was launched the Coalition of Northern Group (CNG) launched Shege Ka Fasa - an imitation to the southwest Amotekun.
The CNG said the code-named outfit which means “I dare you to attack or surrender” in Hausa was the only option left is to resort to voluntary self-defense mechanisms in the region.
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