- A political activist, Shehu Sani has given recommendations on how the crisis in parts of the north can be resolved
- Sani stated that the herdsmen-farmers violence conflict could also be resolved by the recommendations
- The activist advised the president to seek the help of some northern elder statesmen over the issue
A political activist, Shehu Sani has given recommendations to President Muhammadu Buhari on how the ethno religious crisis in parts of the north can be resolved.
Sani, who is a former senator on Monday, August 31, stated that the herdsmen-farmers violence conflict could be resolved by the recommendations he provided.
The activist advised the president to seek the help of some northern elder statesmen as mediators in resolving crises in the region.
Sani said respected statesmen like two former heads of state, Yakubu Gowon and Abdulsami Abubakar as well as former minister Audu Ogbe and ex-senator, Prof Jubril Aminu could lead a new initiative to end violence in the north region.
"President Buhari should humbly delegate Gen Gowon, Abdulsami Abubakar ,Audu Ogbe, Prof Jubril Aminu to lead a new initiative to end the Ethno religious crisis in parts of the North & the Herdsmen-Farmers violence & restore peace.The South has no sectarian or religious conflicts," he tweeted.
Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has revealed that most of the criminals who carry out havoc and inflict pain on citizens are actually foreigners.
Adamu made this crucial disclosure during a town-hall meeting held on Wednesday, August 19, at the headquarters of Zuru local government in Kebbi state.
The police boss said that based on reliable intelligence, bandits operating in the northern region are from the Islamic State of West Africa, The Cable reported.
In another report, religious, traditional and political leaders in the northern region of the country have been asked to refrain from making inflammatory statements.
The call was made by Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF).
According to the group, this is in order not to worsen the tension in the region. This was issued in a communique issued after the first meeting of the newly elected national working committee (NWC).
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