The Arewa Consultative Discussion board, ACF, has known as on Nigerian leaders to train restraint of their utterances within the present circumstances dealing with the nation.
A communique issued on the finish of its Nationwide Government Council, assembly by Emmanuel Yawe, Nationwide Publicity Secretary, expressed displeasure on the state of affairs within the north.
It condemned the actions of insurgents, kidnappers and bandits within the north saying that their actions have been killing the peace and progress for which the north was famous for.
The discussion board stated the utterances of some actors and leaders inflame regional, ethnic and non secular passions out of the present scenario within the nation.
On the kidnap of scholars of the Federal Faculty of Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna, the communique alleged that the Kaduna state authorities has not accomplished a lot.
“The Discussion board regretted that the kidnapped college students had remained in captivity and the Kaduna state authorities has not accomplished a lot to get them launched. The Discussion board agreed to take up their plight with the state authorities and the federal authorities too.”
“We additionally warn our youths who’ve out of the blue began distributing messages on the social media calling on reprisal assaults on Ibos and their enterprise pursuits within the north. We the Arewa Consultative Discussion board stand towards all lawless acts of self-help and name on all northern youths to cease such evil plans,” the discussion board stated.
The Arewa Consultative Discussion board stated it believes in dialogue and session as a approach of bringing peace and normalcy again to the troubled area and the nation.
The discussion board, nevertheless, condemned the cost of ransom and known as on the bandits and insurgents who’re holding different residents as hostages to desist from such ungodly acts.
It famous that no faith that’s practised in Northern Nigeria permits such sinful acts like holding different human beings hostage for monetary rewards.