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Women Protest Against Presence Of Soldiers In Abia Community, Say Children Are Afraid To Attend Schools

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Tons of of ladies within the Ohafia native authorities space of Abia State have stormed the streets to protest towards the occupation and presence of Nigerian troopers of their neighborhood. 

The troopers have been in the neighborhood for one month.



Within the protest that came about on Wednesday, in accordance with a video obtained by SaharaReporters, their grievances are hinged on the truth that their youngsters can not go to high school.

In addition they alleged that the troopers rape ladies within the space and commit different crimes in the neighborhood.

A reporter who filmed the occasion famous that, “the militarisation of Igboland is just not the most effective resolution to issues in Nigeria,” as the ladies marched out of their numbers.

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The reporter said, “Ohafia ladies protesting that the military has occupied their territory for a very long time stopping their youngsters from going to high school, raping and creating anti-social issues in the neighborhood.

“The atrocities in Ohafia attributable to the occupation of the military is changing into insufferable. Tons of of ladies protested, insisting that the troopers should go away their neighborhood and their youngsters should return to high school.

“For over a month, their youngsters couldn’t go to high school due to the military occupation that has taken over their neighborhood.”

He famous that no different area within the nation was taken over by navy personnel as it’s within the South-East.

“In truth, militarisation of Igbo neighborhood is an apparent case of intimidation by the federal authorities. You don’t observe this in different components of the nation. Why should or not it’s Igbo land, particularly Ohafia?  

“Why ought to troopers occupy your complete neighborhood for nothing? Is that one of the simplest ways to maintain the peace? The royal fathers have been interesting to get these troopers out of the neighborhood and their youngsters should return to high school,” he added.

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