GOV MATAWALLE CONDEMNS ETHNIC ATTACKS, IMPLORE PRESIDENT TO ACT

Governor Bello Mohammed matawalle of zamfara state has strongly condemned any act of ethnic discrimination and regional dichotomy.

Governor Bello Matawalle who assessed and sympathize with the victims of the ethnic
attack called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take decisive action on the spate of violence gripping some South-Western States and gradually turning into criminality.
This is contained in a statement signed by Special adviser to the Governor on public enlightenment communication,and Media Zailani Baffa issued to newsmen in Gusau.
The statement added that ‘It is inexcusable that at this stage of our journey as a nation, we are yet to come to terms with the fact that God has made it a destiny for us to live as one people. It is unfortunate that while our counterparts elsewhere are fusing up from particularity to generality as a people, we are fast sliding backwards from semblance of generality to particularity as a people’.

It noted that ethnic hate and and regional dichotomy will not lead us to whatever we think we can gain out of it but backwardness and doom.

Governor Bello Matawalle called on President Muuammadu Buhari to take a decisive step towards ending the ethnic profiling of the Fulani tribe in some parts of the country which is now graduating to include the entire Northern communities especially in Oyo state.

The statement also urge , the Governor of Oyo state to take concrete steps in curtailing the ongoing senseless attacks and ensure that such happenings do not occur again. We are battling with insurgency and banditry as a nation and here are supposed law abiding citizens unleashing mayhem on innocent citizens to compound the spate of insecurity in the country’,

Mujtaba Ramalan

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