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Entertainment of Saturday, 25 July 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Joel Amadi calls out Gov El-rufai after fulani herdsmen killed dad, family members

Singer Joel Amadi has called the attention of Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State after his dad and some members of his family were shot by Fulani herdsmen.

The incident happened in South Kaduna, a part of the state frequently plagued by attacks carried out by bandits and herdsmen against the indigens.

The singer had first taken to Twitter to call the attention of the governor to the frequent attacks in Southern Kaduna. Little did he know that he would lose family members to the trend.

Joel Amadi tweeted: "My Dad is from southern kaduna and as a renowned artist representing Kaduna to the world. I hereby speak against the killings of the lives of innocent children, mothers and fathers in the southern-region of kaduna state.

"I therefore, address the this message/tweet to his excellency the executive governor of kaduna state. @elrufai her excellency @hadizel please use your position and power to help save the people dying for no just cause.Thank you sir/ma.

He later revealed that his dad's village had been attacked.

"His excellency as i write you they just attacked my Dad’s villlage in Kafanchan and he has been missing since 5pm today please do something prove your competence sir", he wrote.

He added: "Killing is going on in my father’s village zikpak, kafanchan and my Dad has been missing including other villagers are missing and houses are being burnt yet no help. Please retweet this till it gets to the governor @elrufai of kaduna state".

An hour later, Joel Amadi revealed that some members of his family had fallen victim to the attack by the Fulanis herdsmen.

"I just heard they f*cking shot three of my mothers and two cousins God i hope this ain’[email protected] real i feel like to fucking kill some thing right now!", he wrote.

He added: "It’s just been confirmed that my lovely Dad is dead-shot by herdsmen and my mom and sisters can’t even talk to me on phone please tag @elrufai he needs to know that he is not doing enough to curb the state of terrorism in Kaduna state".

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