Herdsmen beneath the umbrella of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore have warned Southwest governors to withdraw their support for Western Nigeria protection outfit, codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’, including that their persisted help for Operation Amotekun may also harm the Southwest’s probabilities of having the Presidency in 2023.
The National Secretary of the group, Alhassan Saleh, said this at some point of an interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday.
Saleh said Miyetti Allah was disappointed inside the South-West intelligentsia for helping the outfit.
He stated, “This Amotekun scheme is political and is not the answer to the hassle of lack of confidence. What the South-West governors ought to have performed is to continue to push for kingdom police.
In which did they expect to get the funding from at a time some of them are suffering to pay salaries?
“it’s miles first-class they give up on this idea because it may affect the probabilities of the South-West to provide the President in 2023. The wondering is that if the South-West, a major stakeholder in this government, maybe toying with this concept now, they will do worse after they get to power.”
The organization additionally hailed the lawyer-preferred of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, for describing Amotekun as an illegal outfit.
Saleh said the AGF should have spoken long ago rather than looking forward to matters to have reached an advanced stage.
“we’re in settlement with the AGF that Amotekun is unlawful. In truth, we are unhappy that it took the AGF this long to react,” he said.