Embattled Fulani chief, Salihu Abdulkadir, has urged the Federal Authorities and the Oyo State Authorities to go after these accountable for the mayhem on Igangan, Ibarapa North Native Authorities Space of the state final Sunday, insisting that his fingers are clear.
In an unique chat with DAILY POST in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Thursday, Abdulkadir exonerated his kids and people of Wakili, one other Fulani chief now in detention, from allegations that they have been accountable for the mayhem, the place 18 folks have been reportedly killed by suspected armed herdsmen.
Abdulkadir mentioned, “Since my eviction from Igangan some 4 months in the past, how do I become involved within the disaster in a group the place I’m now not residing with my household.
“I’m simply making an attempt to cool down in Ilorin, I’ve left every little thing and destruction of my property to God to take management.
“At the very least, the actual killer of Dr Aborode an indigene of the group has been recognized to be a Yoruba and arrested by the police, how am I accountable for that too”?
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He accused the Oyo State Particular Adviser on Safety, Mr Owoseni of tacitly encouraging Sunday Igboho to trigger disaster locally.
The Sarkin Fulani mentioned of all of the kidnapping incidents recorded locally, solely three have been of Yoruba descent.
He alleged that many Fulanis killed and kidnapped weren’t reported, including that “Usman Okebi and 4 different Fulanis killed not too long ago have been additionally not reported.”
On his go to to Abuja on Tuesday, the Sarkin Fulani mentioned he had written a number of letters to the Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, on his travail in Igangan group to hunt justice from the Federal Authorities over the destruction of his property within the January mayhem within the city.
“I used to be not capable of meet the minister as he was mentioned to have travelled,” he added.
He additionally clarified the hypothesis that he was summoned to Abuja on Igangan’s problem on the power of a petition by a human rights group and defined that it was a part of his efforts to get justice via the Federal authorities.
Sarkin Fulani was evicted from the Igangan group following the expiration of the ultimatum issued him by Yoruba activist Sunday Igboho in January this 12 months.
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