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Igangan massacre: If you can’t protect us, Igboho, others can – Mailafia warns Buhari




A former Deputy Governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia has blamed the current assault which happened in Igangan on the failure of state safety.


Mailafia, a former Presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) made this disclosure whereas addressing journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Our correspondent recollects that about twenty folks have been killed throughout an assault on the folks of Igangan in Ibarapa North Native Authorities Space of Oyo State by suspected Fulani herdsmen who invaded the city between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

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Mailafia whereas talking with journalists stated the incident resulted from the failure of state safety.

He maintained that the incident occurred because of the failure of each the federal and state authorities safety equipment.

He added that the folks of the State don’t deserve the present safety challenges they’re experiencing.

Mailafia, whereas talking additional, referred to as on President Muhammadu Buhari to go to Igangan and commiserate with the victims of the incident.

“This carnage in Igangan is a failure of state safety. It’s good to come to see the folks of Oyo State and commiserate with them on the failure of our Federal and State to guard its residents.

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“We, subsequently, discover it really reprehensible that this sort of state of affairs will be tolerated.

“We’re very indignant and heart-broken on what occurred in Igangan and we condemn it.

“Mr. President, you’re the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Nigerian folks voted for you. One of many first Directive Ideas of the Nigerian structure is that the state shall assure the safety and welfare of her residents.

“So, Mr. President, I enchantment so that you can go to this state. The folks of this state are very peaceable and enlightened. They don’t deserve what is occurring to them.

“And when you don’t do it, the youth will take over. Sunday Igboho and his group are ready. The place the federal government can’t come to their assist, they are going to assist themselves. The selection is yours Mr. President.

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