A socio-cultural group, Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW), has called on militant herdsmen in Southwest to move out of the area.
The group in a communique it released after a meeting of its members on May 23, at Ile-Ife in Osun State, lamented the growing insecurity in Yoruba land allegedly precipitated by militant herdsmen and members of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram.
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In the communique signed by the group president, Aremo (Barr)Oladotun Hassan, it accused militant herdsmen and Boko Haram members of killing and kidnapping people of Yoruba stock, and consequently, issued a seven-day ultimatum to the alleged perpetrators to move out of Southwest states or risk reprisal attack.
It reads in part: “In view of the recurrent decimal of flagrant brutal killings by the gun wielding terrorist Fulani Herdsmen/Boko Haram, aggressive invasion and violent attacks and…