The Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal, Umar Danladi, has come beneath assault for the utilization of ‘Biafran boys’ in an announcement the place he denied assaulting a safety guard at a plaza in Abuja.
DAILY POST reported that the CCT Chairman was seen in a viral video on Tuesday assaulting the safety guard.
Nonetheless, in an announcement signed by the CCT’s Head of Press & Public Relations of the CCT in Abuja, Ibraheem Al-Hassan, the Chairman who narrated his model of the incident, mentioned the altercation occurred due to parking area.
He claimed the guard was impolite to him and that ‘Biafran Boys’ inflicted accidents on him within the course of and broken his windscreen.
His use of ‘Biafran Boys’ has now stirred reactions from Nigerians on social media who discovered such language as inciting the Igbos.
Whereas some referred to as for the sack of the CCT Chairman, others blatantly condemned the profiling of people on the plaza.
Listed here are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter;
@Sam Hart “ How did the Rwandan disaster escalate? Phrases had been bandied about carelessly. A bunch of individuals had been referred to as cockroaches. Now within the 12 months of our Lord 2021, an official of the Federal authorities is utilizing an ethnic slur in Public Communication and there won’t be penalties? I dare them.”
@CaptainArinze “ The ‘Biafran boys’ press launch tells you every part you could know concerning the union referred to as Nigeria, and most particularly, the mindset of the folks main us and their degree of incompetence. The bigotry, nepotism, tribalism and hatred within the minds of those folks is disturbing.”
@Kachizone “ Think about the form of press assertion popping out from the workplace of a senior federal authorities official? This tells you ways deep-rooted tribalism is amongst common northerners who all the time scream “one Nigerian.” We’re watching .”
@Eonyedum “ If I’ll ask how on earth would a Nigerian of Igbo ethnicity hope to get a good trial as an alternative of persecution beneath this so-called Justice of the CCT.”
@Ose_anenih “ BIAFRAN BOYS”?This bigot ought to be arrested for assault. He has no enterprise being the pinnacle of a judicial tribunal.”
@EmmaIkumeh “ Biafran Boys’ That’s how the folks on this APX authorities see folks from the South East. But they are saying the phrase struggle is over. it’s actually unlucky and shameful.”
@JilbrinIbrahim “ Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal was caught on video bodily assaulting a safety man at Banex Plaza in Abuja saying the guard was “impolite”. Then he points an announcement condemning Biafran boys. No decorum, completely unacceptable, he have to be sacked.”
@FS_Yusuf “ I really like the protuberant prejudicial profiling and ethnic-baiting on this grammatically challenged trash.
“BIAFRAN Boys.” We’re regularly splitting this nation by our very personal arms.”
@Nefertiti “ Overlook Ibraheem Al-Hassan’s video cliff, it’s BIAFRANS capitalized for me. Like Abaribe wud say; “Biafran boys slur; exhibits of their minds, the struggle is just not over but. It was precisely how the Rwandan Genocide began. Some folks had been profiled as cockroaches. Igbos shouldn’t let this slide.”
@ItsKristonV “ If a non-Igbo Federal Authorities employees can freely, formally and brazenly name Igbos Biafran boys, why then are they taking pictures and arresting Igbo youths for calling themselves Biafrans?