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Biafra: Southeast group slams Arewa youths over opposition to demand for Kanu’s release



Igbo youths underneath the umbrella of South East Youths for Fairness Alliance (SEYEA), has carpeted Arewa youth Consultative Discussion board, over opposition to the demand for launch of the chief of the Indigeneous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

The Northern group spoke after a gathering between President Muhammadu Buhari and Igbo elders led by Chief Mbazulike Amaechi.

President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Discussion board, AYCF, Yerima Shettima, in an interview with DAILY POST, had claimed that permitting Kanu to go unpunished could be dangerous to Nigeria and the Federal Authorities.

Nonetheless, SEYEA, in a press release by its President, Comrade Ekeh Ifeanyi Chimezie and made accessible to DAILY POST on Monday, regretted that Arewa youth have turned themselves as software of Nigeria’s disintegration, as they’ve all the time seen themselves and the north as Nigerians whereas others usually are not by means of their actions and inactions.

The southeast group accused the Arewa youths of selling disunity, bigotry, ethnic and spiritual variations and all the time fast to kick towards something that can promote peace and unity.

SEYEA additionally famous that it lied within the institutionalization of peace and unity in Nigeria by means of the real observe of tolerance, justice, fairness and equity, reiterating her earlier stance and calling for the unconditional launch of Nnamdi Kanu.


The youth group threw its help behind the go to of Igbo elders and their sincere request from President Muhammadu Buhari which is a certain pathway to ease the stress within the nation.

In keeping with SEYEA, “launch of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is a way to Nationwide therapeutic and anybody who’s towards it, ought to be seen as an enemy of the nation”.

The southeast socio-cultural group, additional acknowledged that the demand of the Igbo elders is not going to in anyway jeopardize the Clarion name for 2023 Nigeria President of Southeast extraction as claimed by the Arewa youths, fairly it will go alongside method to inform Nigerians that they’ll do manner with egocentric and regional pursuits of the nation by permitting fairness and equity to prevail by means of a collective help and election of a southeasterner as President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor

Elements of SEYEA’s assertion learn, “For us South East Youths for Fairness Alliance an integral a part of Nigeria Youths for Fairness Initiative, we’re poised for a united Nigeria the place peace, fairness, justice and equity reigns. In that, we’ve held ourselves from provocations and that’s the reason we’ve refused to react to a few of these unhealthy and provocative positions of our brothers within the North underneath the auspices of Arewa Youths.

“We aren’t stunned seeing them condemn what has acquired a large Nationwide acceptance and commendations of the request of the Igbo Greats (a delegation of eminent Igbo leaders) from President Muhammadu Buhari and the President’s assurance to them when the previous visited the latter in Aso Rock”.

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