Ohanaeze Youth Council, the youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has urged the Nigerian authorities to speedily grant the Jap Safety Community (ESN) amnesty and recruit them into mainstream group vigilante community.
The Igbo youth group made the request in a press assertion signed by its President, Igboayaka O. Igboayaka.
The OYC famous that Nigeria has reached its peak of insecurity and burdened that the very best and workable antidote to the insecurity within the South East is to grant amnesty to the Jap Safety Community, ESN.
Ohanaeze youths additionally suggested governors of Igbo extraction to instantly provoke an amnesty programme with the Nigerian authorities for members of the ESN to avoid wasting Igbo land from an alleged foreseen doom ready to befall Igbo land and Nigeria at massive.
The Igbo group additional warned the governors towards any unjust remedy or navy confrontation towards members of the ESN and IPOB in any method, insisting that it could result in agitations towards them by Igbo youths and Ndigbo at massive.
The OYC known as on the Directorate of State Companies (DSS) to advise the federal government and governors of Igbo extraction to maneuver into motion on the above answer for a workable ethnic reintegration, concord, peace and sustainable cohabitation amongst all ethnic nationalities in Nigeria.
The assertion partly learn, “Nigeria has positively reached its climax in ethnic disaster because of the motion of Fulani herdsmen legal actions all around the nation, with the disaster in Northern Nigeria because of bandits, kidnappers and Boko Haram terrorists together with stories of Fulani herdsmen conflict within the West. If extra confrontation of the navy towards pro-Biafrans and Jap Safety Community continues, it is not going to simply break up Nigeria however the disaster will grow to be uncontrollable.
“If ESN has gone towards the legislation of Nigeria by carrying arms, the bandits have additionally gone towards the legislation by additionally carrying arms, due to this fact, the Governors of Igbo extraction ought to negotiate with ESN/IPOB and deal with them the way in which Northern governors are treating Bandits by negotiating with them to drop their arms. What’s good for the goose can also be good for the gander. The youths of Hausa/Fulani who have interaction in banditry and the youths in Igbo land who have interaction in self-defence by way of Jap Safety Community and self-determination battle should be handled equally with utmost carefulness.
“Nigerian authorities ought to shortly approve a obligatory group Vigilante Safety Community in all communities in Nigeria to enrich the efforts of federal safety brokers”.