– By Francis Okoye
One of the foremost socio political and cultural Igbo group in the country and Diaspora,Igboezue International Association of Nigeria / Diaspora, has advised the Federal Government to handle the case of Fulani herdsmen killings and activities in the South East and other parts of the country, with all seriousness, which the situation warrants.
According to the National president of Igboezue International Association of Nigeria and Diaspora, Chief Pius Uchenna Okoye. ‘The Fulani herdsmen want to destabilize Nigeria. If you look at it, they are a threat to Buhari administration. It is very important that the Federal Government looks into the matter and stop their devi
Chief Okoye, also known as Oyi of Oyi, stated that the Igbo group condemns the killing of an Igbo
woman by Muslim radicals in Kano. The group demands that the Kano state Government treat the matter very well by bringing the culprit to book and punish them, so that other would be radicals’ would know that such a thing is very bad. It is something that can bring uprising in the society, and if not treated well, other Muslim radicals would do same in the future.
The Igboezue condemns the bombing of pipelines in Niger delta region ‘we beg NDA to stop bombings of pipelines as it is not for the good of the country, because everybody is going to suffer for it. We beg them to accept the dialogue FG is trying to have with them, for the interest of peace. There is nothing you can achieve without peace, you can’t get anything through violence?”
The Igbo group also called on IPOB to take it easy and adopt dialogue with Federal Government. They called on Federal Government to release those detained Biafra Agitators for the interest of peace.
The National President also on behalf of Igboezue International Association of Nigeria and Diaspora begged Nigerians to Support Buhari’s administration and pray for his government, so that the government would bring peace, unity in this country as we can’t achieve anything through disturbance.
They also begged the FG to speed up the construction of Onitsha-Enugu express road as contained in budget as the road has made movement in South East difficult. Chief Pius Uchenna Okoye was a former Chairman of Social Democratic Party in Oyi LGA and state executive of SDP of old Anambra State.
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