Obasanjo writes Buhari again, tells him to end violent attacks across Nigeria


Former Nigeria’s president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has written another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, telling the latter to put an end to violent attacks across Nigeria.
The former president said the world has been warning Nigeria against descending into a state of violence because any outbreak would be difficult to contain.

According to Obasanjo, the country has been consumed by violence and ethnic divisions in a manner not seen for decades since President Buhari took over the mantle of leadership in 2015, Premium Times.

Legit.ng gathers that the former president said Buhari would have to stop fanning “the embers of hatred, disaffection and violence” for him to be able to stop the “smouldering ethnic agitations”.
He also urged armed herdsmen and others to stop their violent attack across the country and publicly state their grievances.’
Obasanjo also advised the Nigerian Armed Forces against shaming military personnel in public, saying such could be counterproductive.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the police command in Ondo, through its spokesman, Femi Joseph, on Saturday, July 13, revealed how Funke Olakunrin, the second daughter of Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti, was killed by some kidnappers on Friday, July 12.
Confirming the sad development in his speech to newsmen, Joseph admitted that he was not aware that Olakunri was Fasoranti’s daughter.
In his report on the details of the victim’s murder, the police spokesman said: “It happened at a spot between Kajola and Ore, where some hoodlums numbering about 15, attacked two vehicles, 1 Toyota Land Cruiser and 1 Camry.

“The the Land Cruiser was carrying five passengers, including the deceased, which we later identified as one Funke Olakunrin. They shot the woman, we rushed her to the hospital, but we lost her.
“Other four occupants that were abducted, we have rescued them. Inside the Camry too, we had three occupants, they were also abducted, but we have rescued them. We have rescued a total of seven persons taken during the attack.”


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