What Ohanaeze Youths Have To Say About The Burning Of Nnamdi Azikiwe’s Statue In Onitsha
In line with Vanguard, the youth wing of the apex Igbo sociocultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has reacted to the latest happenings round Nigeria.
The group mentioned that it believed within the indivisibility of Nigeria, insisting that it could not be a part of any agenda that may carry disunity within the nation.
In a press release yesterday, the president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths worldwide, Ambassador Arthur Obiora argued that the greatness of Nigeria might solely be realised when all sections of the nation labored collectively as one individuals.
Whereas urging youths throughout the nation to desist from making utterances able to plunging Nigeria in chaos, Obiora additionally recommended the assorted state governments for establishing judicial panels to analyze the continuing #endSARS protests and referred to as for the inclusion of youths as members of such panels.
The assertion learn: “We, the younger individuals of the Igbo – talking space below the auspices of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing Worldwide, want to use this medium to name for calm and restoration of regulation and order within the nation .
“We state categorically that we’re in complete help of the #EndSARS protest and demand an finish to police brutality, extortion, torture and killing of harmless residents, particularly younger individuals by totally different items of the police pressure, with particular emphasis on SARS.
“There are quite a few instances of our individuals who have fallen victims to police brutality and for that purpose, we commend the initiators of the protests for offering a chance for younger individuals to specific their grievances regarding such acts.
“We additionally commend Mr. President and the Federal Authorities for accepting and granting the calls for of the younger individuals through the protests.
“The truth that not one of the 5 factors was neither dropped, nor amended clearly reveals that for as soon as, younger individuals have collectively gotten the federal government to hearken to our honest agitations on a difficulty
“We additionally commend the state governments which have already arrange their judicial panels of inquiry as a part of the calls for of the #EndSARS protests and name on others to do similar in order that the panels can get to work and ship on the directive of the Federal Authorities.
“We commiserate with our brothers and sisters of South West extraction for the good loss suffered, most particularly in Lagos State.
” Equally, we commiserate with the households of those that misplaced their lives and all of the state governments which have suffered nice financial losses as a result of huge vandalism and looting that passed off these previous couple of days and pray that peace is restored in order that rebuilding and restoration will begin instantly.
“We additionally commend our brothers and sisters within the Northern a part of the nation who resisted all types of provocation instigated by traitors who don’t imply nicely for our nation.
“We acknowledge that as one individuals, with a typical purpose and future, our greatness will solely be realized once we work collectively.
“Ohanaeze calls on each younger individual to desist from acts and utterances which might be aimed toward plunging this nation into chaos as we won’t permit anybody derail this nation on its course to greatness.”
Ohanaeze youths regretted the burning down of the statue of the primary president of Nigeria, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe in Onitsha, including that the motion didn’t present respect to the Igbo nation.
In line with Ohanaeze, those that desecrated Zik’s statue wouldn’t go unpunished.