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People Of Kaduna Demand Declaration Of State of Emergency

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Following the massacre of over 200 people in Sanga local government area of Kaduna state, youths in the area, under the aegis of Concerned Southern Kaduna Youths (CSKY),  have asked the federal government to declare a state of emergency in Kaduna state.

Armed Fulani herdsmen had attacked over seven villages in Southern Kaduna, a predominantly Christian Villages, killing women, Children, men and sacking the entire community from the homes, with houses burnt.

The group who blamed the Kaduna state governor, Alhaji Mukhtar Yero for allegedly not showing modest  regard for the victims of the attacks, said the people of the area  have lost confidence in the  state government.

They said the government “which is seemingly unperturbed by the continued decimation of our people and the destruction of their means of livelihood” should be sacked with the declaration of Emergency by President Jonathan.

The youths staged a peaceful protest against the killings on Thursday in Kagoro, Kaura local government area of Kaduna state, maintained that the declaration of state of emergency in Kaduna state was imperative to stem the tide of invasion by armed Fulani herdmen who have killed many people and destroyed homes and crops.

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