The Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has issue a warning to federal government not to use military force on bandits
Sheikh Ahamad made this notice via his verified Facebook page on Monday, September 6. According to him, the military operation will only complicate the crisis withing and further motivate must of them to lay their life for the course
The cleric who condemned the current military offensive against armed herders and bandits insisted that the move would not stop their activities.
“Let us face the reality, these herdsmen are going nowhere, and they are already in battle gear, and we know our military very well, so before things get messy, we need cold brains to handle this delicate situation.”
“Military actions in the past have worsen(ed) the situation stimulating herdsmen resistance. Any more action will push them closer to religious fanaticism. It gives them protection from discrediting them as thieves and also reinforce their mobilization of gullible young unemployed youth as we saw with BH.”