Benue Police Commissioner Rejects Gov. Ortom's Directive on Herdsmen

The Benue State Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama has faulted the order by Governor Samuel Ortom to evacuate herdsmen from Buruku local council in the state.

The governor on Monday during a visit to Buruku to ascertain the level of destruction ordered security agencies in the state to immediately evacuate armed herdsmen from the area.

But Makama in an interview with journalists yesterday in Makurdi faulted the directive by the governor. He said nobody has the right to banish anyone from any part of the country.

Makama explained that the constitution permits everyone to reside anywhere in the country. “The herdsmen should have been advised to leave. And if they discover that the people are not receptive to them, they would have left quietly rather than push them out. The state belongs to all Nigerians,” the CP maintained.

He assured that the police would do everything to protect lives and property in the area.

Meanwhile, the new Special Adviser to Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu on Police Affairs, Dr. Ugochukwu Collins Obi has pledged to ensure an end to the incessant clashes between herdsmen local communities in the state.

Obi spoke yesterday on the clash between Umuobasiukwu community and herdsmen at the weekend and another one at Ozuitem where many lives were allegedly lost.



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