15 January 2021 By Mathew Ayoola
The Chairman, Board of Trustees of Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN, Alhaji Ahmed Dalhatu says the Board will not tolerate any action by any member that will threaten national peace and security particularly at this trying times of the country.
Alhaji Dalhatu stated this while speaking with newsmen in Abuja.
He warned all members of VGN against acts and conduct capable of bringing disharmony and breach of aims and objectives of the Group.
According to him, the Board will not also hesitate to sanction any member of VGN who indulged in publications and actions to deceive and mislead the public on the leadership and activities of the Organization.
“The attention of the Board of Trustees of Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN, has been drawn to letters, press releases and activities of one Rtd Navy Capt. Umar Bakori claiming to be the Commander General/National Chairman of Vigilante Group of Nigeria, the Board of Trustees and Legal Adviser of the Organization therefore wish to inform the general public that Rtd Navy Capt Umar Bakori is not the Commander General of Vigilante Group of Nigeria” Alhaji Dalhatu stated.
He explained that the long running court case on who is the authentic Commander General of VGN has been settled by the Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna.
Alhaji Dalhatu who emphasized that by virtue of the the judgement of the Court of Appeal in Kaduna, Doctor Usman Mohammed Jahun is the authentic Commander General of VGN reiterated the commitment of the Board towards programmes that would strengthen security of lives and property in the country most especially in rural areas.
He added that VGN would continue to compliment the efforts of formal security agencies towards achieving national peace and development.