The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dev Umahi has charged residents of the state to resist fear and rise up to defend themselves against any attack by the killer herdsmen or criminals that will invade their state to commit assault.
While speaking at the security meeting on Thursday at the Ecumenical Centre, Umahi said that killer herdsmen with AK-47 has threatened the government of Ebonyi State, saying that they are coming to attack the communities in the state. In this regard, he urged residents not sit down and fold their hands, rather they should rise and protect themselves against the attack of the Fulani herders.
He also said that people should go and look for sticks to defend themselves against the killer herdsmen that are threatening to attack the state. Dev explained that people should stop looking for security operatives that will defend them, rather they should defend themselves against those killer herdsmen.
Source: Punch Newspaper
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