Arising from crucial security meeting with Enugu state government, traditional rulers and presidents-general of more than 450 town unions in the state, yesterday resolved to amend the laws establishing vigilante groups to strengthen them and possibly enable them to bear arms.
The security meeting, coming one week after suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani council area, killing scores, was organised to stern further occurrence.
Anambra State has also announced that it has been running a helicopter surveillance on its border areas to detect any suspicious gatherings or movements.
Several groups in the South East have threatened to evict the herdsmen from the zone, but the Federal Government has appealed to them not to take the laws into their hands.
Source: Herders attacks: Enugu to equip vigilantes with arms – Blueprint