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Operation Amotekun: ‘Don’t target our herdsmen’, Miyetti Allah warns

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By Toby Prince

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore have expressed scepticism over the inauguration of Operation Amotekun in the southwest, warning that herdsmen shouldn’t be targeted.

 

The National Secretary of the group, Alhassan Saleh, said this on Friday during an interview on Saturday .

Saleh said, “We have no problem with them as long as they will not target our herders. We have our own defence mechanisms. We fight injustice anywhere, not only in Nigeria. So, if they end up meting out injustice to us, we will fight back. That is the truth but we are law-abiding.

“And as herders, we must herd our cows until there is an alternative provided for us. If they give us alternative, we will go there and if they say they don’t want us, those that want to leave, will leave but what we will not sanction is anybody taking the law into their own hands because we have a history of fighting injustice anywhere there is oppression.”

He stated that Miyetti Allah was not in support of cows straying into people’s farms but movement, as guaranteed by the constitution, must be respected.

Saleh recalled that herdsmen suffered acts of injustice when the Benue State Government set up the livestock guard which ended up extorting money from innocent herders.

The secretary said Operation Amotekun could be used by politicians to perpetuate themselves in power by election rigging.

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