Nigerians in Essen-Germany came out en masse on Friday 6 May 2016, to show solidarity and to protest the barbaric activities perpetrated in Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani local government areas of Enugu State by Fulani herdsmen.
The protestors who were in their numbers peacefully singing slogans while waving banners condemning the killings and destructions by these herdsmen.
Speaking to Cameroon Concord's EU correspondent on Friday afternoon, one of the prostesters-Emeka Ani, had this to say:
To be honest with you,We are shocked and saddened over the level of killings perpetrated by these Fulani herdsmen in Nimbo community and in other parts of Eastern Nigeria.
The Nigerian community in Germany sympathizes with the Government and people of Enugu State.
We appeal to the people of Enugu State to remain calm and we applaud the Governor of Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the maturity he displayed in handling the matter.
Last week alone,six people were killed with scores wounded and properties destroyed by suspected herdsmen in the Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani local government areas .
Michael Charles Ugochukwu ,the organizer of the protest in his speech expressed gratitude to all who turned out to take part in the protest march while also calling on the attention of the global authorities including Germany to urge the Nigerian Government to do more to protect its citizens against such attacks.
A few days ago, Nigerian in the United Kingdom, also staged a similar protest at the UK Westminister Parliament in London to condemn the killings, meanwhile back in Nigeria, students from the Federation of Association of Nsukka Students and the South-East Students Association last week staged a protest as well in condemnation of the killings.