The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday condemned the planned arrest of members of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) by Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, saying it is not in support of the decision.
Specifically, spokesman of the forum, Professor Ango Abdullahi, noted that the Kaduna State governor has no moral stand to seek for the arrest of the Arewa youths, who he said woke the country from its slumber.
According to the Northern elders, it is amazing that el-Rufai who did not obey previous court orders could obtain bench warrant for the arrest of the leaders of the CNG.
The Kaduna state government had on Thursday said it obtained bench a warrant from the court to arrest members of the CNG who gave October 1, 2017 as deadline for Igbos leaving in the North to quit or be forced out of the region. Read more