Prof. Wole Soyinka has called on the Federal Government to do more to end attacks and killings by criminal herdsmen in parts of the country.
Soyinka acknowledged that a few armed herdsmen had been apprehended by security agencies but said that was not enough to put a stop to the mayhem by the criminals.
He said there were so many of the criminals hiding in the forests which needed to be tracked down by security agencies.
Soyinka calked for justice and restitution for victims of herdsmen attacks, saying that would give them some succour.
“We must go beyond arresting a token of herdsmen caught with arms—there are still hundreds of them in the forests.
“It is not enough to back the anti-open grazing law, so late in the day, but we shall leave that for later.
“Right now, the violated and the dispossessed and with no future delay or subterfuge.
“All available forces should be deployed to right the hideous, unprecedented wrong that has left the nation drowning in blood -we simply cannot continue one day longer to watch this forceful feeding of human blood “,he said.
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