Banditry: Northern Elders Warn Against Declaring All Fulanis As Terrorists

Banditry: Northern Elders Warn Against Declaring All Fulanis Terrorists
Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

The Northern Elders Forum, have warned against any move targeted at designating all Fulani persons as terrorists.

This is in reaction to a Federal High Court in Abuja, ruling that bandits terrorising parts of the North as terrorists, saying their criminal activities were acts of terrorism.

Also Read: Gumi: Bandits Commit Terrorism But They Are Not Terrorists

Reacting to the development, in a statement issued on Monday by the Director Publicity and Advocacy of the forum, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the group expressed concern that declaring bandits as terrorists may affect innocent Fulani people.

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The group stated that only the criminal elements among the Fulani herdsmen should be made to face the wrath of the law.

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