The Arewa Youth Consultative Dialogue board (AYCF) has accused some governors from Southern half of the nation, of nonchalant perspective over the alleged killing of Northerners and destruction of their belongings.
In a press launch signed by the AYCF’s Nationwide President, Yerima Shettima issued to journalists after an emergency meeting in Kaduna, the group argued that besides these Southern governors assume that Northerners’ lives don’t matter, they’ve an obligation to compensate the households of these killed in Abia and Rivers for no fault of theirs”.
Consistent with the group “the latest spherical of wanton assault on Northerners and destruction of their firms, included multimillion naira worth of Vans loaded with gadgets and the razing of markets the place Northerners are the majority, betrays each a deliberate provocation or presumably a deliberate ethnic cleansing agenda.”
“We on the AYCF need to reiterate that the Nigerian construction ensures the free movement and interactions amongst the citizenry, with out let or hindrance.
“Consequently, we demand that the governors of the States the place innocent Northern retailers and businessmen have been attacked for no motive must do the needful. Nigeria has handed that stage the place organized assault on any ethnic group will definitely be resisted by men and women of conscience”, the AYFC thundered.”
AYCF urged the civil society to “rise to the occasion by drawing the attention of the authorities and associated stakeholders to this brazen assault on innocent Northerners in Abia and Portharcourt.
“On our half, if nothing is completed to take care of this wanton killings and destruction of Northerners firms and belongings in Abia and Portharcourt, we’ll resort to all licensed and constitutional processes to ensure that the laws takes its full course.”
“We need to moreover seize this opportunity to remind these governors that Northerners lives matter and their systematic intimidation and assaults are uncivilized, provocative and utterly unacceptable,” they talked about.
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