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Imo visit: Ohanaeze Ndigbo speaks to Buhari on detained Igbo youths



The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to make sure that Igbo youths being held in numerous detention amenities throughout the nation by safety brokers are freed.

Prof. George Obiozor, the President of Ohanaeze, made the decision on Thursday whereas welcoming President Buhari to Owerri, the Imo State capital.

He claimed the Igbo persons are not separatists, stressing that they might proceed to be a part of Nigeria so long as there’s justice within the nation.

He mentioned, “Your Excellency, probably the most pressing and crucial want of Ndigbo in the present day is safety. The safety of Ndigbo in Nigeria and past has turn out to be a compelling major accountability of significant concern for Ndigbo.


“Regrettably our South East Zone has lately turn out to be a theatre of battle, negating the peace-loving nature of our individuals.

“On this context, Ohanaeze Ndigbo requires the institution of a zonal and state police equipment to assist and complement the present federal safety structure.

“It’s on this similar vein that Ohanaeze Ndigbo appeals to you, Mr. President, to see to the discharge of Igbo youths detained by numerous safety businesses throughout the nation.”

President Buhari on Thursday visited Imo State to fee some initiatives mentioned to have been executed by the state governor, Hope Uzodinma.

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