The President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Cross River State, Chief Ugoji Nwabueze has urged south-south folks to look inward and put together themselves in case northerners cease sending any meals merchandise to the south.
Talking to newsmen in Calabar on Wednesday, the President regretted the perspective of the north for reportedly stopping the motion of meals vans to the south, noting that the scenario, for now, doesn’t warrant what they’ve accomplished.
“It’s unlucky that in a rustic the place we fought for our unity, the place we are saying our motor has to do with unity and no matter we name variety, one particular person mentioned they won’t carry meals to the south; it’s a very unhappy mark within the unity of this nation.
“And that’s the reason we should attraction to our leaders to be somewhat extra cautious with their utterances. We predict that everyone should contribute to the unity of this nation.
“For those who promote cattle, we can help you promote, for those who promote tomatoes, we can help you promote, regardless of the distinction, are points that Nigerian leaders can sit collectively on a spherical desk and resolve however sadly you discovered these our leaders making these utterances.
“So we wish to attraction to each the south and the north, see the unity of this nation as crucial and really major. All of us nonetheless have the proper to stay on this nation which is ours.”
The President of Ndigbo famous that the blockage will certainly set off up the price of meals available in the market even when we are saying we’re not going to eat cow once more, it is going to additionally set off the price of the cow and others.
“So no matter occurs goes to have an effect on the financial system of this nation and extra importantly, the unity of this nation can be tampered with what’s going on, that’s the reason we want at this level, to attraction to each events to take a look at the curiosity of this nation.
“Our folks ought to start to look inward particularly for leaders to see how they will intensify a number of the issues that we carry from exterior that may cushion the impact of regardless of the blockage may trigger.
Meals blockage: Ohaneze urges southerners to arrange for meals sufficiency