On Tuesday 26 June, 2018, we launched the Enough: Blood thirsty herdsmen must be stopped, a campaign to end the bloodbath in Nigeria
Hundreds of Nigerians living in Benue, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Taraba, Jos, have been killed and their homes destroyed by herdsmen.
The most recent killings in Jos, Plateau state was said to be revenge over the loss a few cows.
The killing was “retaliatory” to the loss of “300 cows,” the Chairman, North Central zone of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, said after the attack.
Launching a campaign to end the heinous crimes perpetuated by some members of the MACBAN, the editor of DENISAURUS News, Adenike Lucas said: “these killings can’t continue to go on.
“We need to speak out. It is why we are reaching out to the seven Members of Parliament who we know are of Nigerian descent. We need them to raise this issue in the House of Commons at Prime Minister’s Questions Questions as this will increase pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to act.
“The UK lawmakers should join us in demanding that President Buhari gets rid of the current security chiefs and bring in competent intelligence officer who can deliver on the government’s job of protecting lives and properties of his citizen.”
The seven MPs are: Abimbola Afolami, MP Hitchin and Harpenden constituents – Conservative; Chi Onwurah, Member of Parliament for Newcastle Central – Labour; Chuka Umunna, Member of Parliament for Streatham – Labour; Fiona Onasanya, Member of Parliament for Peterborough – Labour; Helen Grant, Member of Parliament for Maidstone – Conservative; Kemi Badenoch, Member of Parliament for Saffron Walden– Conservative and Kate Osamor, Member of Parliament for Edmonton – Labour.
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