The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has claimed that herdsmen and Almajiris in Imo State are not disturbing anyone, that they are peaceful and well accommodating.
Uzodinma insisted that there are no herdsmen and almajiris hiding in forests waiting to attack residents of the state.
The governor made this clarification while addressing journalists at the state’s Government House on Friday.
He assured residents of adequate security, adding that the opposition was behind such claims.
Uzodinma urged residents to go about there normal business without fear because there was no cause for alarm.
He said: “There is no truth in the story that herdsmen and Alimajiris are lurking in the forest waiting for a time to attack Imo people.
“It is a wicked rumour mastermind by the opposition. Imo people should go about their normal business as there is no cause for alarm. The government is on top of the security situation in the state.”