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Groups call for end to wanton killings in Igbo land




Socio-cultural teams in Southeast Nigeria, the World Igbo Youth Council (WIYC), Igbo Youth Consultative Discussion board (IYCF) and Igbo Scholar Congress (ISC), have appealed to all of the events inflicting mayhem and insecurity in Imo State and Igbo land as a complete to cease losing harmless blood.


The teams in a joint assertion made obtainable to DAILY POST on Wednesday, on the finish of the Igbo Youth Safety Summit at Owerri, referred to as on Imo State Governor and state governments and all stakeholders in Igbo land to take decisive step to finish the killings in Imo State and Igbo land basically.

The Igbo organizations warned killer herdsmen to flee Igbo land in their very own curiosity and famous that foreigners now cover beneath IPOB, ESN and unknown gunmen to create insecurity in Igbo land, which they rated as probably the most peaceable a part of Nigeria.

They additional referred to as on Ndigbo to take heed to their safety particularly at this cut-off date, warning in opposition to harassment and humiliation of individuals at checkpoints in Igbo land.

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In keeping with the assertion which partly said, “Ndigbo respect lives and properties. We don’t waste blood and it’s outsiders which can be doing this.

“We name for the arrest of the troopers that killed Mr Unachukwu, a German-based Igbo businessman and those that burnt alive the PA to the IPOB lawyer in a grisly method. The troopers should not go free as we’re not at conflict.

“The worldwide neighborhood should intervene within the killings. The federal authorities should fish out the killer troopers. We are able to not enable these waste of harmless blood.

“Those that don’t have any respect for lives should depart us alone and should cease radicalising our youths. Igbos are peaceable folks however we’re not cowards, the teams said. We are able to defend ourselves and our land.”

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