The Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL) has said it will repel attacks by killer herdsmen in the South-South and South-East.
Concise News learned that the federal government recently suspended its Rural Grazing Reserves (RUGA) meant to curb clashes between herdsmen and farmers.
There were calls for herdsmen to leave southern Nigeria.
Following the development, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure for Fulanis to remain in the South and defend themselves.
However, in a statement over the weekend, the pro-Biafra group said “The apex Fulani group is encouraging the killer herdsmen to remain in the South and kill in pretense of self defense but that is dead on arrival, because we have prepared our boys ready to repel any attacks, Miyetti Allah will be shocked at what they will see.”
It added that “We are a grassroot movement. It is evident in our grassroot programs in Eket, Ikom, Ahoada, Emohua, Bakassi, Obudu and other towns. We have decided to checkmate herders excesses”.
According to the group, “A community in Imo State called Abba in Nkwerre LGA have become the first to launch strong a security group with drone cameras, security phones and alarm polls across the communities.
“I would advise others to follow suit and be part of efforts to secure our land because no group can do it alone without the communities helping themselves too.”