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Nigeria’s UK Envoy Meets Igbo, Yoruba Leaders In London Over Security Issues

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The Nigerian Excessive Commissioner to the UK, Amb. Sarafa Isola met with eminent Yoruba leaders and Ohaneze Ndigbo in London on Friday to dialogue on present safety points in Nigeria.

The minutes of the conferences, which occurred on the Nigerian Excessive Fee workplace, had been made accessible to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday.



In line with the minutes, the dialogue centered on the efforts of the federal authorities to sort out inside safety in Africa’s most populous nation, which has been affected by insecurity in recent times.

The Yoruba and Igbo leaders on the assembly reiterated their beliefs within the unity of Nigeria and the necessity to protect it as a company entity.

The Igbo leaders referred to as for the enthronement of fairness, justice, and equity within the nation, the place the Igbo can be accorded their rightful place within the Nigeria venture.

On their half, the Yoruba leaders spoke on the necessity for unity in Nigeria, including that the Yoruba individuals would proceed to stay in Nigeria.

They, nevertheless, demanded that energy needs to be devolved to the varied elements of the federation by means of restructuring and federalism.

They reiterated the necessity for true federalism as canvassed by the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo.

The Yoruba leaders had been led to the assembly by Chief Adebayo Oladimeji, a Chartered Biologist and Chairman of Nigerian Elders within the UK.

The Ohaneze crew was led by the President of the group within the UK, Dr. Nnanna Igwe, a medical practitioner.

Each events additionally careworn the necessity for dialogue and steady engagement on issues of concern to all Nigerians, significantly these within the UK.

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