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Boko Haram: Igbo Group Condemns Relocation Of Suspects To South East

Posted: Jul 8, 2015 at 3:41 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Valentine Amanze, Lagos

Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) on Tuesday, July 8, 2015, condemned the relocation of some detained Boko Haram suspects to Ekwulobia Prison in Anambra State.

The group, in a statement by President Augustine Chukwudum, and Secretary General,                    Chinedu Onyebuchi, also hailed the stand of the South East governors on the issue.

NUF, an Igbo socio-cultural organisation, at its meeting held in Awka, Anambra State capital, lambasted the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo for its inability to elect a new executive after the expiration of its tenure on January 7, 2015.

The group advised the Chief Gary Nnachi Enwo-Igariwey-led executive of Ohanaeze Ndigbo to stop parading itself as such.

“We call on the Caretaker Committee set up to ensure that it conducts election to replace the old executive to do so quickly,” the group stated.

It however criticized one Nnamdi Kanu, whom it alleged was spreading hate messages through his Radio Biafra, while commending       the Chief Okwudili Ezenwanko-led Anambra State Amalgamated Traders Association (ASMATA) for leading the protest against the relocation of Boko Haram suspects in South East.

Besides, the group said that it was thrilled by the South East governors’ agreement to tackle insecurity in the South East and also for planning to set up a committee to be chaired by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State that will see to the realization of an economic hub in the South East.