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Police launch manhunt for Arewa Youths … Who ordered Igbos to leave the North

The Kaduna Police have launched a  manhunt for the Arewa Youths that ordered Igbos to leave the North within three months.
Police insist every Nigerian is free to live anywhere in the country.
The Arewa Youths quit notice has generated reactions and stirred nationwide controversy.
In response, Governor El-Rufai ordered the arrest and prosecutions of the signatories of the quit notice.
“The Kaduna government takes exception to the fact that the ‘northern youths’ did their irresponsible press conference in Kaduna.  This government has been consistent in taking action to punish hate speech and incitement.  People who may feel bad about irresponsible comments or actions that have taken place in other states must know that two wrongs cannot make a right and they cannot use our state to do or say things that threaten the peace’.
Police spokesman in Kaduna, Moshood Jimoh, said any Nigerian is free to live in any part of the country.  According to him, “the Kaduna State government has reacted promptly to the issue.  We are using this opportunity to warn anybody that wants to forment trouble to beware because we will deal decisively with such groups or persons.
In his reaction, the National President of Ohaneze Youth Forum, Mr Chukwuemeka Dan Uba, said the threat was an indication that Nigeria cannot continue to remain as one.  “The threat to Igbo indigenes by organized Youth groups of Northern origin is an indication that this country can no longer be together as one entity.
Peter Ezeobi, Imo APGA chairman, described the quit notice as “unconstitutional and not acceptable anywhere in the world”.
“Igbo people have their assets in the North and they have helped to develop the North.  There is no civil war, no threat and they are saying Igbos should leave the North”,  he added.
He said the Northern youths have no right to do that.  “I believe Arewa Forum has intellectuals.  The youths should be made to understand the implications of what they are doing.  I see it as a primitive way of solving problems; he said.
Meanwhile, the governors of the South East zone met recently over the threat to Igbos in the North.  The governors met on Wednesday June 7, 2017, to address the issue Chief, Nnia Nwodo,  the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo reverted during a night of tributes in honour of late Ohanaeze chieftain and veteran Biafran soldier, Prof. Ben Obumselu.

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