Arewa Consultative Forum Alert Northerners

Due to the insecurity in the South-Eastern region, the Arewa Consultative Forum has warned Northerners against travelling to the area.

The National Chairman of the forum, Audu Ogbe, who issued the warning, expressed worry over increasing attacks and killings of northern residents in the Southeast.

He recalled the killings of northern leaders in 1966, which he said triggered the events that led to the civil war. According to Ogbe, Northerners should weigh the importance of their travels to the Southeast before embarking on such.

The warning is coming after a former presidential aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, was murdered by IPOB members in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

Arewa Consultative Forum had reported that the Presidency has reacted to the murder of Gulak. According to Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and publicity, President Buhari expressed outrage and disgust over what he described as a heinous murder of Gulak.

Arewa Consultative Forum Alert Northerners
Former Presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak.

He warned that nobody or group of people who engages in such despicable acts should expect to go free. However, Graba disclosed that the Buhari-led administration would deploy all resources to ensure that such callous and criminal elements are brought to justice.

The Presidential spokesman added that President Buhari expressed his deep condolences to the family of the Adamawa politician, the people and government of Adamawa State, his friends and associates.

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