By; DAHIRU SULEIMAN, Dutse
Former minority leader in the House of Representatives, and Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in jigawa State, Hon. Farouk Adamu Aliyu has cautioned Northern youth not to be cajoled by provocations ignited by some disgruntled elements just to cause unnecessary turmoil aimed at dividing the country.
Reacting to the recent South West communal skirmishes in the wake of Fulani Herders’/Farmers clashes shortly after validating his APC card at his 004 Kofan Arewa Ward in Birnin Kudu town, he asked citizens to be warry of unnecessary violence as well as to restrain themselves from all temptations by some disgruntled elements to act against the law.
“Honestly what happened in the South West regarding communal disturbances is worrisome and ought to be condemned by all and sundry, and we caution our community to exercise restraint knowing that such happenings are based on mischievous motives of some disgruntled elements within our midst who try by all means to cause trouble through divisive means”
He assured Nigerians that security operatives are on top of the situation, while their Northern state governors are holding series of meetings to profer solutions to such mischievious crisis.
Furthermore, he called on authorities concerned to prosecute all those that have hands, as well as trouble makers who are all out to cause disunity among Nigerians.
Similarly, he cautioned the media to be responsive and responsible in reporting sensitive issues affecting the country.
” I urge the press to be factual and objective in their duty especially in reporting sensitive issues affecting the corporate existence of our country as one indivisible entity”