Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, on Tuesday, blamed the alleged grotesque killing of Igbo youths residing at Obigbo native authorities space of River State on Governor Nyesom Wike and the nationwide chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
The group, in an announcement signed by the President and the secretary-general, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Mazi Okwu Nnabuike and forwarded to DAILY POST, stated the duo must be held accountable for genocide and ethnic cleaning in Obigbo.
The Igbo youths famous additional that Governor Wike because the Chief Safety officer of Rivers State ‘will certainly account for the lack of lives and brutalities in Obigbo within the close to future’.
The assertion learn partially: “We converse the reality and act with knowledge in keeping with Igbo pursuits. Itts undisputed truth and plain fact that the Ikwerre Ethnic Nationalities of Rivers State are absolutely blooded Igbos which Governor Nyesom Wike is one in every of them.
“By no means will Igbo Youths hold mute and watch in silence over the atrocities, grotesque murders perpetrated on the peace loving Igbo of Obigbo by Safety forces.
“We need to remind Governor Wike that there was burning of Police stations, courts, killing of navy personnel and law enforcement officials and destruction of public properties by Finish SARS protesters in Aba, Nnewi, Abakiliki, Enugu, Onitsha, Owerri however not one of the governors ordered navy actions in opposition to their individuals.
“Governor Wike because the Chief Safety officer of Rivers State will certainly account for the lack of lives and brutalities in Obigbo within the close to future as worldwide human rights teams and activists are gathering info and proof of genocidal violence escalating in Obigbo Rivers State.”
Ohanaeze youths nonetheless, tasked governor Wike to withdraw the 24-hour curfew imposed on the indigenous Igbos of Obigbo.
Ohanaeze famous additional that “we now have studied keenly the developments, construct up eventualities of Obigbo massacres. The IPOB chief, Nnamdi Kanu’s utterances and claims that he put in Nyesom Wike as Governor, Rivers State, is an affirmative proof that IPOB actions and protests in Port Harcourt had been peaceable within the final 3 years with out qualms.
“We had anticipated Governor Nyesom Wike to answer these allegations and pronouncements of Nnamdi Kanu putting in him as Rivers State Governor.
“He must be man sufficient to clear his title and clarify why it took Rivers State Authorities three years to proscribe the actions of IPOB in Rivers State, hope it’s not relationship gone bitter?
“Gov. Wike ought to emulate Asari Dokubo and clarify if there was any relationship with Nnamdi Kanu prior to now, and cease shifting duty to his benefactor and Predecessor (RT Hon Chibuike Amaechi).”
The group whereas calling for speedy graduation of ceasefire talks between Governor Nyesom Wike and Nnamdi Kanu stated, “there’s established proof that if either side ought to cease this present of forces, Igbos of Obigbo will breathe contemporary air and normalcy will return instantly.
“We’re assured that either side will certainly settle for this pleading of Igbo Youth Management within the pursuits of peace, because the venue will certainly be communicated to either side.”