Apologies and Resign now - Benue APC tells defence minister.

                                 Defence minister Brig. Gen. Mansur Dan Ali 
The leadership of the All Progressives Congress in Benue State, led by its Chairman, Abba Yaro, has on Saturday, demanded the immediate resignation of the Minister of Defence, Brig. Gen. Mansur Dan Ali (retd.), for his statement credited to the Benue killings, which was as a result of the open grazing law enacted by the state government.
According to a statement by the Director of Publicity, Apeh Peterhot, on behalf of the state party chairman, said the leadership considered the statement by Ali as “a ridiculous absurdity,” and the highest level of public disgrace to democracy and the Nigerian populace.
The statement read, 
“We have therefore been constrained to believe that Mr. Mansur is a component unit of the perceived conspiracy against the good and hospitably peace loving people of Benue State.As an integral part of the country, Nigeria, and as a state that gave President Muhammadu Buhari an edge in the 2015 general elections, we demand that Mansur Dan Ali (retd.) resigns his position as Nigeria’s Defence Minister immediately and tender an unreserved apology to the good people of Benue State and the country at large.As a founding member and major stakeholder in our ruling party, the APC, we are forced to question Mansur’s real motive and demand that he publicly explains to the party leadership why we should not conside his reckless utterances as a deliberate ploy to truncate the party’s victory in the 2019 general elections.Through his statement, as an insider, Mansur appears to have been contracted by the opposition to work against the APC.”
Nevertheless, was the defence minister actually wrong for making such statement? where is freedom of expression? could this be another reggae by the APC in Benue ? will his resignation solve the problem of caused by the herdsmen? these and many more questions are begging for answers, which am yet to provide.

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