The Arewa Youth Consultative Discussion board (AYCF) on Tuesday, blamed governors of Southern a part of the nation, significantly Abia and Rivers for his or her “nonchalance over the killing of Northerners and destruction of their companies and property”.
In a press release on Tuesday, which was signed signed by the Nationwide President of the group, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, he mentioned
Southern Nigerian governors at all times presumed that Northerners’ lives doesn’t matter, and needed to die or be killed for just a little provocation.
The group mentioned that “the most recent spherical of wanton assault on Northerners and destruction of their companies, included multimillion naira price of Vans loaded with items and the razing of markets the place Northerners are majority, betrays both a deliberate provocation or probably a deliberate ethnic cleaning agenda.
”We on the AYCF want to reiterate that the Nigerian structure ensures the free motion and interactions amongst the citizenry, with out let or hindrance.
“Consequently, we demand that the governors of the States the place harmless Northern merchants and businessmen had been attacked for no purpose ought to do the needful. Nigeria has handed that stage the place organized assault on any ethnic group will certainly be resisted by women and men of conscience”.
The Discussion board additionally urged the civil society to “rise to the event by drawing the eye of all related authorities and stakeholders to this brazen assault on harmless Northerners in Abia and Portharcourt.
“On our half, if nothing is finished to deal with this wanton killings and destruction of Northerners companies and property in Abia and Portharcourt, we will resort to all authorized and constitutional processes to make sure that the regulation takes its full course.
“We want to additionally seize this chance to remind these governors that Northerners lives matter and their systematic intimidation and assaults are uncivilised, provocative and completely unacceptable.”