Wednesday, 27 April 2016

House of Representatives orders IGP to investigate Fulani Herdsmen attack in Enugu

The House of Representatives yesterday ordered the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, to conduct a thorough investigation into the attack carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Uzo-Uwani LGA of Enugu State on Monday April 25th.

Over 100 people were reported dead with homes, churches and farmlands destroyed.

At the plenary session, the lawmakers decried the increasing reports of these attacks and warned that if not curtailed, could become another menace such as Boko Haram sect.

The House in strong words condemned the attacks and mandated the police chief to arrest the perpetrators. The lawmakers has also invited the Director of State Security Service to appear before it to brief the lawmakers on the rising cases of attacks of suspected Fulani herdsmen.

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