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‘Buhari should deploy solders against herdsmen’ – Fani-Kayode on clash between Nnamdi Kanu’s ESN, soldiers

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Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Monday, reacted to the clash between soldiers and operatives of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, in Orlu area of Imo State.


Fani-Kayode said soldiers should be deployed against killer herdsmen and not ESN operatives.


A clash between ESN and soldiers had allegedly led to the death of one person while sours were wounded in Okporo, Orlu area of Imo State.

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The clash was said to have occurred during a military operation in the community suspected to be the operational base of ESN.


ESN is a regional security outfit recently launched by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

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Reacting to the development, Fani-Kayode described the clash as unfortunate.


In a tweet, the former minister wrote: “The clash between soldiers and members of ESN in Orlu, Imo State today has resulted in some deaths and this is unfortunate.


“I call for restraint on both sides. The soldiers ought to be deployed against killer herdsmen and not ESN. When will Buhari learn? Chidera Agu, please stay safe.


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