Herdsmen Attacks In Nigeria
An elder statesman and aide to former president Shehu Shagari, has advised all south east governors against resorting to self help over the issue of killing and kidnapping by suspected herdsmen in the region.
Governor Umar Ganduje has spoken about the controversy surrounding the establishment of Ruga saying it should be a state affair and not a national issue.
This was disclosed by the director-general of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), Mr Oluseye Oyeleye while speaking with Vanguard on Wednesday, August 28.
The governor made the call on Saturday, August 17 at the 21st Ogwa Ika and 17th Ika Ka Mma annual lecture series organised by Onu Ika Nigeria at Abavo, Ika south local government area of the state.
A clash between herdsmen in Agbala, Owerri North local government area of Imo state has left many injured while others escaped death as they were said to have used dangerous weapons in a free-for-all.
David Oyedepo, the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners Chapel, on Friday, August 9, rained curses on the killers of Jeremiah Omolewa, a resident pastor in Kaduna state.