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S/East: Traditional rulers decry incessant killings, destruction



The South-East Council of Conventional Rulers has expressed nice concern with the incessant killings and destruction of property within the zone in current occasions.

The Council of Conventional Rulers within the area, subsequently, referred to as for an finish to what it described because the “basic ambiance of concern and progressive militarisation within the geo-political zone”.

It mentioned this through a joint assertion issued by Eze Joseph Nwabeke, (Abia); Obi Nnaemeka Achebe, (Anambra); Igwe L.O. Agubuzu, (Enugu) and Eze E.C. Okeke (Imo) chairmen of conventional rulers within the South-East and made out there to DAILY POST.

The standard rulers defined, “We imagine that the dire scenario within the nation at the moment requires statesmanship, open and honest dialogue within the seek for compromises, not rising militarisation which can in the end threaten the very existence of the nation.”

The assertion enjoined all of the disaffected people and teams within the zone to sheath their swords and rally collectively for mutual forgiveness and therapeutic to finish the inner strife, assuring that it will pave means for optimistic growth within the zone.


It famous that reducing their nostril to spite their face doesn’t assist their current scenario, stressing that it’s mindless to destroy their homeland or be an adjunct to its destruction with the intention to show their marginalisation.

The assertion appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to de-proscribe the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation and launch Nnamdi Kanu from detention.

The rulers noticed that the attraction grew to become obligatory to revive real peace and normalcy within the South-East primarily based on justice, fairness, equity, love, mutual understanding and respect.

They suggested IPOB and its affiliate items to right away cease all provocative rhetorics and actions that promoted violence, concern and illegal acts within the area and promote measures that might guarantee peaceable coexistence.

The council of conventional rulers prompt, “As a part of creating the enabling setting for reconciliation and peacebuilding, the continuing sit-at-home on Mondays or another day within the South-East ought to finish forthwith.”

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