HURIWA to lawmakers: Examine complicity of armed forces in Southern Kaduna genocide | The Guardian Nigeria Information

Emmanuel Onwubiko

Anxious by the intensive killings occurring in elements of embattled Southern Kaduna State with particular reference to ongoing killings by armed Fulani militia in Zango Kataf native authorities space council of Kaduna State, the Nationwide Meeting has been requested to probe alleged widespread complicity of the navy and police in these killings.

Moreover, the Rights group noticed that the heads of safety forces in Kaduna have come underneath growing accusations of compromising the safety and security of the largely Christians in Southern Kaduna as their communities more and more come underneath steady assaults by armed Fulani terrorists. 

HURIWA mentioned allegations are rife that the principally Moslem dominated safety hierarchy within the nation might have instructed their troops in Kaduna to be passive and allow the big scale killings of the native individuals by armed Fulani herdsmen who share identical ethnicity and faith with the safety chiefs simply because the Rights group mentioned the killings could also be endless until the safety heads discovered wanting for permitting these killings are arrested, prosecuted and punished to function deterrent to others. 

HURIWA mentioned: “We’ve obtained plenty of complaints from a whole lot of individuals within the line of fireside in Southern Kaduna and most of those victims protested that the troops posted to keep up peace in Kaduna State have actively offered logistical assist for the armed Fulani attackers finishing up the unimaginable scale of killings”.

In a media assertion, the Nationwide Coordinator Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the Nationwide Media Affairs Director Miss Zainab Yusuf, Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria (HURIWA), accused the service Chiefs and the President of doing nothing to cease the systematic genocide occurring in Southern Kaduna even because the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and his authorities are utterly responsible of being actively complicit in these big scale mass murders. 

“We consider that the Kaduna State governor must resign for doing nothing to cease the killings. In actual fact there are alleged info that Governor El-Rufai had as soon as said in a social media put up that his kinsmen, the Fulani will at all times perform reprisals if any of their individuals are killed and that if an individual is killed, nearly 100 individuals from the alleged responsible occasion and neighborhood can be killed as a revenge. Going by this story, it’s inconceivable that the governor could be bothered that his kinsmen are actually waging a warfare of attrition on Christians over perceived earlier assaults irrespective of how few the victims have been”. 

“It’s regrettable {that a} inhabitants is underneath constant assaults however each the Kaduna State authorities and the Federal authorities have by no means bothered to behave decisively to crush the proliferation of what clearly is Fulani insurgency. The victims of those assaults are principally Christian natives and there are allegations that the armed Fulani attackers bombarding these Southern Kaduna communities are being armed by safety forces of Nigeria. The Nationwide Meeting wants not embark on meaningless trip when the individuals of Southern Kaduna are on the verge of being wiped off the Map of Nigeria by the invading marauders suspected to be Fulani terrorist.”

HURIWA additionally disclosed that it has obtained documentary proof that over 100 communities of the native Christians in Southern Kaduna have to this point being occupied by armed Fulani Marauders. The Rights group mentioned it was surprising that the Kaduna State authorities and the Federal authorities have didn’t take steps to make sure that the victims of those killings and occupation are resettled again to their native communities and the occupiers prosecuted for his or her legal and terror associated actions of finishing up nicely coordinated genocide. 

HURIWA mentioned it’s going to ship petition to World leaders on this difficulty but it surely has pleaded with the media to tell the worldwide neighborhood that the captured and occupied Southern Kaduna Territories are as follows:
Beneath are  indigenous rural Christian communities of  Southern Kaduna which were sacked by rampaging armed Fulani militia and displaced to varied communities and IDPs camps. These villages are actually underneath the complete occupation of Fulani some for over two years listed bellow in accordance with LGAs and Wards.

KACHIA LGA ( from 2019) Doka ward; Chikwale, Idum, Muruchi, Kwasau Legede, Kafeyawa,  Amale, Chikwale, Unguwan Pa, Gidan Sambo, Gidan Para, Unguwan Muruchi, Unguwan Dutse, Baware kasa, Gidan Duna, Sabon Gida Duna, Opase, Gidan Sunday, Gidan Yarima, Gidan Auta, Bakin Garma, Gidan Ladan,  Maigari, Gidan Wakili, Pago, Oshowodo and Gidan Peter. Ankuwa Ward; Ungwan pah. Bishini Ward; Koron, Kurmin iya, Ungwan Gwari and Kurmin Iya. Kateri Ward; Rishi.
Numbers of communities displaced in Kachia LGA, 33 Communities from 4 Wards. Kajuru LGA (from 2019) Kallah Ward; Kihoro-Libere, Bakin Kogi, Umiko,Magunguna, Idazo, Ungwan , Galadima, Ungwan Guza, Etiss, Ungwan Ma’aji, Ungwan Dantata, Ungwan Araha 1 & 2, Ungwan Goshi, Ungwan Shaban, Ungwan Jibo, Ungwan Maijama’a, Ungwan Sako, Ungwan Maidoki, Ungwan Masaba
(NOTE: On the first June, 2021, a couple of males from  Idazo, Ungwan Shaba and Magunguna villages took danger and went again to clear their farms, after it was established that the occupying armed herdsmen have left. They’re nonetheless there on the time of compiling this report. Previous makes an attempt have been met with loss of life)
Tantatu Ward; Ungwan Makware. Idon Ward; Edanu, Ungwan Mudi, Ungwan Rana, Ifele, Ungwan Gora. Variety of Displaced Communities from Kajuru LGA = 24 from 3 wards
Chikun LGA (from 2019): Kunai Ward; Kudo (Dau), Sunusi Dnakwala, Galu,  Aguyita, Galuko, Galiwyi, Atopi, Onkoru, Anguwan, Badole, Manini, Hayin Damisa,  Anguwan Nyako, Badimi, Gnashi, Sarari , Giji,  Dnapagbe, Badimi, Shelbula, Rafin yashi, Sabongida, Rafinyashi, Anguwan, Amos Manini,  Hayin Dakachi Manini,  Madalla, Abon, Kawuya.

Gayam Ward in Birnin Gwari LGA Bordering Kunai in Chikun LGA, Rumanan Gbagyi,  Rumanan Hausa,  Malamo, Labi, Hayin Kozo, Muya, Shuwaka, Polwaya, Kaguru, Kasko, Nasarawa Kaguru,  Dabbara Kaguru.
Variety of Displaced and occupied communities – 45; 4 Kaura LGA (2019 and 2020) Zangan District, Adu , Kirmun, Kirim, Zangan, Dantie, Zadien, Mayi Abun, Katsak Tagan
Variety of displaced and occupied rural communities = 8
NOTE: a number of the displaced individuals right here have began getting back from final yr. However majority don’t nonetheless really feel that there’s an assured security and safety of the lives after previous makes an attempt had led to regrettable tragedy. The herdsmen are infamous for breaking and violating agreements reached.
Kauru LGA (2020): Badurun ward; Kikurunkuwa. Kamuru Ward; Kiziti, Kikpene, Kirim. Variety of Displaced villages-5. As at June fifth, 2021, no less than 115 communities scattered in 5 LGAs of Southern Kaduna have been displaced and brought over by armed Fulani militia unchallenged by the state.
There are no less than 100,000 IDPs leaving in a number of camps in Southern Kaduna and with relations in different elements of the state. These near Plateau and Niger State have fled there.
Supply: Official information of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU).

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