The Southern and Center Belt Leaders Discussion board (SMBLF) has urged the South West governors to disregard the directive of the Minister of Justice and Lawyer Normal of the Federation, Abubakar Malami on Amotekun.
The minister had declared the South West safety outfit as unlawful however the group mentioned the minister lack the facility to go towards the choice of elected governors.
The leaders in a press release subsequently described the assertion of the minister as an abuse of energy.
The assertion was signed by Yinka Odumakin, South West; Gen CRU Iherike,
South East; Senator Bassey Henshaw
South South and Dr Isuwa Dogo, Center Belt.
SMBLF leaders acknowledged: “The eye of the Southern and Center Belt Leaders Discussion board(SMBLF) has been drawn to the unlawful diktat by the Lawyer – Normal of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami(SAN) declaring Amotekun, the South West safety (not army or Police) outfit unlawful.
“We think about his motion as an abuse of workplace to suppress the rights of federating models to safe themselves and in furtherance of the broadly – held suspicion that sections of the nation are intentionally being rendered susceptible for herdsmen and different criminals by the Federal Authorities.
“We ask the Governors of the South West to disregard Malamu and permit him to go to court docket to problem their resolution as he can not represent himself a court docket over elected governors.We aren’t underneath army rule.
“We insist that what the Governors have accomplished is what people and and neighborhoods can legally do to safe their lives and property.
“The suitable to protect your life can’t be underneath any unique record aside from the record of those that don’t have any worth for human lives.
“The extremely vire motion of the AGF has additional uncovered Nigeria as a rustic underneath command and management and ruled by a conquest mentality.
“We ask Malami to inform us what makes Amotekun unlawful and Hisbah authorized.
“He ought to additional clarify to us what makes Civilian JTF authorized within the North East the place there’s conflict and in Zamfara and Katina and Kano the place there isn’t a conflict, whereas Amotekun is his solely unlawful take.
“This is a defining moment to decide if we are under segregation and different laws in the country.”