The President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, Yerima Shettima, has commended the Federal Government for the arrest of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
Mr Shettima, according to Daily Independent, stressed that Mr Kanu should be severely punished so as to serve as a deterrent to others who may want to take similar action in the future.
He said: “We commend the government for this action. Though his arrest came late it is better late than never.
“The harm he has committed the first time he was arrested was far lesser than the harm he has committed after he has jumped bail”.
“We understand that he was taken to court today and we demand a speedy trial and he should be prosecuted immediately.”
“Nobody should sympathize with him. Sympathizing with him will not only do harm to Nigeria but it will be damage that one cannot even imagine.
“His case should serve as a deterrent to the likes of him who in the future may want to behave the way he did.
“He should be made to face severe punishment.
“Honestly, I can’t just imagine the kind of people we will produce in the nearest future. There will be no country at all.
“So, we commend the federal government for this effort and we look forward to seeing the outcome of this trial.”