Elders in the South West have condemned Friday’s attack on Sarkin Fulani, in Oyo State, Alhaji Salihu AbdulKadir and his family where houses were burnt down, livestock killed and 11 cars also burnt to ashes.
The older folks, who expressed their resistance to the activity credited it to certain hoodlums drove by a secessionist, Sunday Adeyemo, in an explanation under the umbrella of Coalition of Oduduwa Elders, said the advancement was unfriendly to the solidarity of the country which they represent.
Communicating stun that such revolting advancement can occur in Yorubaland which they noted, had been in the bleeding edge of an assembled Nigeria, the seniors entrusted security offices to promptly get the ball rolling with the end goal of capturing the offenders so they can confront the fury of the nation’s law.
In the explanation endorsed by their National Coordinator, Dr Tunde Aremu and National Secretary, Barr. (Mrs) Folake Ajasin, separately, the elderly folks said the activity doesn’t speak to the Yoruba public.
“We got with most extreme stun and mistrust the torching of the home of Sarkin Fulani Oyo State, his animals and 11 vehicles, by some presumed crooks in Yoruba land purportedly affected by one Sunday Adeyemo also called Igboho. This activity is unsatisfactory to us, it is criminal, uncouth and graceless, and we require the prompt capture and arraignment of Sunday Igboho and all the culprits of this obnoxious and ridiculous act,” they said in the proclamation.
The older folks said,” While we recognize the crimes of some presumed Fulani herders in the state, we should express that the assault of the Sarkin Fulani Oyo is franticness taken excessively far.”
“The Sarkin Fulani has lived in Oyo State for an extremely lengthy timespan and has been known to be quiet. He has spoken freely and secretly against the crimes of a portion of their freak adolescents and entrusted security offices to follow them. The Sarkin Fulani Oyo merits recognition for his activities against the couple of crooks taking on the appearance of herders in Oyo and not this sort of wickedness and shamefulness dispensed on him by a portion of the hoodlums in our area,” they added.
Noticing that, “This is exceptionally condemnable and should be denounced by every one of”, the older folks stated: “Culpability is definitely not an ancestral brand name yet a worldwide pattern including individuals from each clan and race.”
“We as a whole realize that they are more acceptable Fulani individuals than the awful ones simply like there are likewise crooks of Yoruba extraction, henceforth it will not be right to credit guiltiness to each fulani individual in the South West,” the assertion added.
As indicated by the seniors, “We should recall that we have our siblings in the North who have been living there for a long time too. We shouldn’t set this country ablaze for our egotistical interest.”
” We, subsequently, encourage all the lead representatives in the South-West states to assume liability of their states’ security by guaranteeing that each legitimate Fulani man and lady living in the South West is protected a lot from any type of assault and viciousness in light of a legitimate concern for harmony and public solidarity, they should begin a quick vigorous partners’ gatherings to connect all gatherings.
“While we call our Fulani and Northern siblings not to consider this to be as a demonstration of Yoruba individuals however an away from of culpability executed by some misinformed adolescents that will be brought to book in the blink of an eye.
“The solidarity of Nigeria can’t be forfeited on the special stepped area of culpability,” the assertion read.