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 There Are Over 30 Separatist Teams In South-East and All of them are saying the Identical Factor–Abaribe Senate Minority Chief, Senator Enyinn…

 There Are Over 30 Separatist Teams In South-East and All of them are saying the Identical Factor–Abaribe

Senate Minority Chief, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, says there are dozens of separatist teams within the south-east area of the nation.

He said this on Channels Tv’s Political Paradigm the place he lamented that the main focus has at all times been on the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB).

“One of many largest issues the media has is that they tag every thing IPOB,” the lawmaker mentioned on the programme which aired on Tuesday. ‘Within the South-East, you gained’t imagine that there are greater than 30 completely different separatist organisations – IPOB, the Motion for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), there are such a lot of and every certainly one of them comes again to the identical factor.

“Why you might be having separatist agitations in all places at present within the West, within the South, within the South-South, is that some individuals are unable to handle our variety, that’s simply the very fact.”

Abaribe made the remarks amid heightened requires secession not only for the breakaway of elements of the South-East, but in addition for the Yoruba nation.

He believes these calling for secession are merely protesting the marginalisation of their individuals and demanding that their grievances be addressed.

The lawmaker requested the federal government to dialogue with them to revive calm and peace in numerous elements of the nation.

In response to him, IPOB has clarified that its sit-at-home order is just efficient when its chief goes to court docket and there was some type of compliance with the directive.

“It ought to fear the federal government if a non-state motion is complied with on this method, it takes us again to what I mentioned in the beginning that there’s want to take a seat and speak with these individuals,” the senator mentioned.

“There’s no person from the South-East that I do know, who doesn’t really feel that the way in which the individuals from the South-East are handled at present, that there’s something essentially unsuitable which ought to be resolved.”

He was later requested if he would settle for the supply to be the following presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) within the 2023 elections, and what Nigerians ought to anticipate if he’s elected to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.

Abaribe, in his response, mentioned, “I might if it falls on me. Inside six months, all this stuff (Nigeria’s issues) will likely be a factor of the previous.”

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