A Forum under the auspices of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has called on the Abia State Government in the spirit of National Unity and Stability to bring to book killers of 8 Northerners who were murdered while doing their legitimate business in the state.
The National President AYCF, Alhaji Yerima shettima made the call in a Statement made available to the Journalists in Kaduna.
The President stated that the Forum, as a group are still deeply concerned about the Murder of Northerners residing in Abia, who are doing legitimate business, expressing that, they are also deeply touched by the report of scores of others who sustained various degrees of injury and hospitalized.
He further stated that AYCF condemn in totality this dastardly attack on innocent citizens from the North trading to earn a living.
According to the Statement, “We welcome the prompt response of security agencies and the Abia State Government for going after the killers and rushing the injured ones to the hospital.
“We urge the Abia State Government to pursue its promise to bring the killers to book, in the spirit of national unity and stability.
“The AYCF will be following closely the efforts of the Abia State Government to fulfil its promise of providing compensation for the families and survivors of the attack
“We pray this should be the last bad news we would hear about innocent Northern traders, from not just Abia but the entire Southeast, in the spirit of national unity and stability”, he said.