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Sack All Service Chiefs Immediately – Yoruba Council Of Elders To Buhari

by on March 30, 2018
 

The Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack all the service chiefs.

The council hinged their reason on the service chiefs’ alleged inability to effectively curtail killings in different parts of the country.

According to them, the recurrent massacre in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa states have lent credence to the accusation by a former Minister of Defence, Theophilus Danjuma, that the military was colluding with killer herdsmen to embark on ethnic cleansing.

The YCE stated this in a communique issued after their Expanded National Executive meeting held in Ado Ekiti on Thursday in honour of its late President, Chief Idowu Sofola (SAN), who died last Friday.

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The communique was signed by the YCE Secretary-General, Dr. Kunle Olajide and the chairman of the Ekiti Council of Elders, Prof. J. O. Oluwasanmi.

It partly read, “The Yoruba Council of Elders calls on Mr. President to relieve the present security chiefs, some of whom are already overdue for retirement of their position and immediately reconfigure the security architecture of the country to reflect the federal character clause in our constitution.

“Most Nigerians have lost confidence in the security chiefs especially the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, whom the President has publicly acknowledged as disobeying his instructions.

“The President must shed and toga of Baba go-slow and act promptly on this matter to once again inspire the confidence of Nigerians in his administration.

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“A military which publicly claimed to be neutral where the law of the land is being violated and innocent citizens are mindlessly murdered by armed herdsmen is definitely partisan and can no longer be trusted to protect all Nigerians.”

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  • March 30, 2018 at 5:23 pm

    Comment…well spoken but we don’t have to beg the president and the senate who have failed there so called primary responsilities in protecting the life and properties of an ordinary citizern who are been murdered on daily basis by the fulanis herdsmen which are been funded by the miyetti alah association which as long and overdue to be branded as terrorrist organisation that has been providing equipment for those group to carryout mayham and which a well notable elder of the northerners belong as a member. To solve this, we all must carryout our primary responsibilities to vote out president buhari muham govt in order to save our future and the unburn children.

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