The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, gave the charge to the IGP over his failure to protect the mostly Christian community of Southern Kaduna against armed Fulani attackers.
Recall that some fulani herdsmen had attacked a farming community of Gonar Rogo in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, on Tuesday morning, at about 2am.
It was gathered that no fewer than 19 people were killed in the attack as the armed herdsmen targeted mostly children and women, who were hacked to death in their sleep.
The right group opined that the IGP failed in his duty to prevent such from happening.
The group made the call in a statement it signed and sent to newsmen, by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and its National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf.
HURIWA also called on the “Federal and Kaduna State government to arrest and prosecute and punish heavily the killer herdsmen launching terrorist attacks on Communities in Southern Kaduna and other parts of the country.
“The Human Right crusaders condemned the latest attack which took place in the farming community of Gonar Rogo in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state where 17 persons were hacked to death by the marauding herdsmen.”
HURIWA wondered how the herdsmen could attack the community when a military checkpoint was stationed in the area.
“We are disturbed because there is said to be a military checkpoint not far away from the attacked Community yet the killer herdsmen had enough time to carry out their dastardly act with no resistance from the security,” it said.