Afenifere, the apex socio-cultural organisation within the South West, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his latest remark towards the Igbo nation.
Afenifere famous that ”the President takes enjoyment of ridiculing the Ndigbo which he used IPOB to characterize.”
Buhari had throughout an interview with Come up TV on Thursday mentioned that the, ‘”IPOB is rather like a dot in a circle. Even when they wish to exit, they may haven’t any entry to wherever.
“And the way in which they’re unfold everywhere in the nation, having companies and property, I don’t assume IPOB is aware of what they’re speaking about.
“In any case, we are saying we’ll discuss to them within the language that they perceive. We’ll organise the police and the navy to pursue them.”
President Buhari’s assertion, in accordance analysts, confirmed clearly that the President doesn’t perceive that Igbo Ethnic bloc is completely different from the secessionist group referred to as the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB.
A press release signed by it Secretary Basic, Chief Sola Ebiseni in Akure, Afenifere famous that to Buhari, “the Igbo and their territory is only a dot in a circle of the map of Nigeria, which even when they secede may exit to nowhere because the elders and youths of the South-South had assured him of not being a part of the secessionist agenda.
“He couldn’t have been reacting to the IPOB however the Igbos whom he mentioned had companies in every single place.
“His utterances have been very unpresidential and within the mode of frequent expressions with some unidentifiable northern organisations.”
Buhari had in the course of the interview additionally vowed that IPOB, and different teams within the area will probably be handled by the navy and the police.
He mentioned the IPOB will probably be handled within the language they perceive and there will probably be a distinction in a number of weeks.
The President maintained his stance on sending the navy to the area to fight the secessionists regardless of the group denying having something to do with latest assaults on authorities belongings.
Earlier this month, Twitter had deleted President Buhari’s tweet containing some offensive feedback many individuals imagine have been struggle menace towards the individuals of the South East area.
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