Fulani Herdsmen Should Be Declared As Terrorists – Muslims Against Terror
SAN FRANCISCO, April 26 (THEWILL) – An Islamic organisation, Muslims Against Terror has called on the Federal Government to declare the Fulani Herdsmen as a terrorist group.
In a statement by the group obtained by THEWILL, the group condemned the actions of the herdsmen declaring that the wanton destruction carried out by the herdsmen is against the tenets of Islam.
“We the Muslims Against Terror organisation condemn the acts of killing of innocent people, farmers and others, by alleged 'Fulani Herdsmen' in Nigeria,” the group said.
“We urge the Nigerian government to firmly condemn these wanton acts and declare the perpetrators terrorists and an insurgency according to the law and deal with them with the full power of the military.
“Islam (Muslims) actually teach and the Quran States clearly 'that anyone who kills a human being- it shall be as though he has killed all of mankind, if anyone saves a life, it shall be as though he has save the lives of all mankind (Quran 5: 32).'
“We express our condolences and sympathize with the people of Benue, Enugu, Delta, Anambra etc. and government of Nigeria and the families of the victims killed by the 'Fulani Herdsmen.'
“We stand with the victims in solidarity during these difficult times. We pray for Allah (The GOD) to expose the sponsors and the real perpetrators of these 'Fulani Herdsmen' and they must face justice.
“We pray for peace, love, and security to return to Benue, Enugu, Delta, Anambra etc. in the name of Allah (The GOD) Our Lord, we pray Ameen.”
Story by David Oputah