FORMING AMOTEKUN IS A VERY SMART MOVE

Date:

The first duty of ALL governments is the protection of lives and property of its residents and citizens. That is job number one (numero uno). Can anyone say that the lives of SW Nigerians or any other section of the country have been effectively protected? The federal government is charged to do this task and has been provided with the security apparatus needed to do this number one job. But the federal government of Nigeria led by Mr Muhammadu Buhari has failed woefully in this very important task.

Dear reader, wetin man go do? Man go do what man go do.

[adinserter name=”Block2″]

This is the reason why the governors of SW Nigeria stepped up to the plate with Amotekun. They took the lives and property of their electors to heart and are trying to do the onerous work of protecting the lives of their people. They acted while their counterparts in other parts of Nigeria were sitting down to a glass of good wine and sleeping with gorgeous young women in the zones.

[adinserter name=”Block2″]

There cannot be anything but praise for the daring governors. They are bold, faithful to the oath of office they swore, even while realizing that they may have to postpone or delay some of the pressing infrastructure needs of their constituencies. Live is much more valuable than good roads.

Compare this action to that of Governor Ugwuanyi of Enugu State when 60 Nsukka residents were killed in Nsukka by the alleged Fulani Herdsmen. The governor wearing a well-starched and ironed Yoruba Agbada went to Abuja to shake hands with PMB and after a glass of good wine and hand-shaking, PMB promised that the perpetrators will be found and punished. It has been three years and nothing has happened or is happening. Since then there has been the Awgu massacre including those alleged to be hiding in Awgu caves.

[adinserter name=”Block2″]

These kinds of incidents are recorded from Jos to Port Harcourt and beyond.

If the FG cannot or will not do their job, it is the duty and responsibility of the next in command (the governors) to step up and help. I have written that all the SS, SE and NC zones MUST form their own kind of Amotekuns and sign a mutual defence document. Then if the FG wants to help, the FG may negotiate the terms of co-operation.

[adinserter name=”Block2″]

Some have argued that Amotekun is not armed. This argument is peddled because some people want to appease the government of PMB. It is useless forming an Amotekun if it will not be armed. How will they fight against the-armed-to-the-teeth murderers who invade SW or the other parts of Nigeria? Are we trying to provide the herders with shooting targets? Force must be met with force. Force is the only language that miscreants understand.

[adinserter name=”Block2″]

Remember that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Amotekun should be the equal and opposite reaction to our current insecurity.

Let’s praise the governors of SW but above all let’s emulate them.

[adinserter name=”Block2″]

Queenta N. Duru Irukahttp://www.evergreennewsonline.com
A certified Senior Reporter/Advert Executive Evergreennewoline, Creative Writer/Graphic Designer/Political Analysts/ Entrepreneur & Fashionista

47 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

spot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

US justice officials outline Trump’s ‘brazen’ takeover bid

Lawmakers investigating the attack on the US Capitol on...

Police kill bandit, recover 2 guns, motorcycle in Kaduna

Police in Kaduna State have killed one bandit and...

Bridging Nigeria’s broadband gap for economic growth

Broadband Internet is high-speed Internet access that is always...

UK court denies Ekweremadu, wife bail over child trafficking, organ harvesting

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, alongside his wife,...