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Igbo groups demand Arewa youth leader’s arrest over alleged plan to destabilize Nigeria



Igbo socio-political teams, Nzuko Ndigbo and World Igbo Youth Council (WIYC), have lambasted the Arewa Youth Consultative Discussion board for warning in opposition to the demand by Igbo elders for launch of the detained chief of the Indigenous Individuals 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.

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

Reacting, the Nzuko Ndigbo and WIYC, in an announcement collectively signed respectively by their spokespersons, Edomobi Promise and Emenike Nwagbara, and made out there to DAILY POST on Tuesday, questioned why Shettima, whom they accused of making an attempt to destabilize Nigeria over time and who ought to be in behind bars by now, would challenge such warning to the federal government.

The Igbo socio-cultural teams lamented that the Federal Authorities is but to arrest Shettima regardless of his harmful and divisive feedback and efforts to burn the nation up to now.


The organizations counseled President Muhammadu Buhari for the transfer to launch Nnamdi Kanu who was unlawfully kidnapped by brokers of the federal government.

In keeping with the teams, “it was this identical man that gave Igbos give up discover within the North some years in the past and almost tore the nation”.

The Nzuko Ndigbo and the World Igbo Youth Council, additional insisted on the unconditional launch of Nnamdi Kanu and applicable apologies to him.

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