Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina has said it is the prerogative of Presjdent Muhammadu Buhari to decide what to do on the allegation by the people of Benue State that the Inspector General of Police did not relocate to Benue State after the New Year attack by herdsmen on communities in the state
Adesina made the remarks this morning in Lagos while speaking on the outcome of President Buhari visit Benue State
He said the President was not aware that the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris did not comply with his directive to relocate to Benue State after the attacks on communities in Logo and Guma local governments area of Benue State
The Special Adviser to the President insisted that President Buhari has not overlook the incidents of attacks in any part of the country as alleged by some people,adding that it is the collective responsibility of everybody to ensure the safety of live and property.
On the Myetti Allah issue,Femi Adesina noted that there are factions in Myetti Allah group,explaining that the peaceful group is trying to negotiate how to achieve peaceful coexistence between farmers and herdsmen while the other brutal group is behind the incessant attacks on farmers.
It will be recalled that on New Year day,50 persons were murdered in cold blood by fulani herdsmen.Casualties included women,children and some members of the Live Stock Gurds who were assigned to enforce the anti-open grazing law and many people were seriously injured
It was gathered that the herdsmen invaded the communities ten in the morning on new year day at the time the people were returning from new year morning service and opened fire on everyone in sight