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Fani-Kayode traces origin of Nigerian insecurity to 1966 massacre




Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has mentioned that the Nigerian safety disaster began January 15, 1966, when many outstanding individuals have been killed by some military officers.

DAILY POST reviews that 1966 was a bloody 12 months when a collection of massacres have been dedicated towards Igbo folks and different individuals of Southern Nigerian origin dwelling in northern Nigeria.

Between 8,000 and 30,000 Igbos and different Easterners have been estimated to have been killed in 1966.

Following the current surge in insecurity throughout the nation, notably within the North, the previous Minister, in a put up on his verified Fb web page on Monday night time, mentioned for the reason that 1966 bloodbath, Nigerians have continued to settle variations by shedding blood.

He wrote, “The homicide of over 20 outstanding Nigerian leaders on the night time of Jan. fifteenth 1966 in a mutiny led by some younger military officers was the start of our troubles in Nigeria.

“From that time on issues have been not settled by cause in our physique politic: they have been settled by blood”!

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