The Center Belt Discussion board, Kaduna State chapter, has rejected any try by any group or particular person to dam the availability of meals objects to the southern a part of the nation.
The group famous that as all ethnic nationalities throughout the Center Belt area comprising youths, farmers, merchants, artisans and others from Benue, Kogi, Taraba, Plateau, Nasarawa, Adamawa, Southern Borno, Southern Kaduna, Southern Bauchi, Southern Yobe, Kebbi, Niger, Kwara and FCT Abuja have disassociated themselves from makes an attempt and calls by some disgruntled components to dam meals provide to the southern a part of the nation.
John Haruna, Secretary, Center Belt Discussion board, Kaduna State chapter, in a press release mentioned the decision is laughable, trash, nonsense in its entirety and unacceptable.
The assertion acknowledged, “We from the Center Belt area of Nigeria shall proceed to transact, do commerce with and provide ample meals objects to our Southern brothers who’re so pricey to us.”
It defined that no quantity of blackmail shall power them to half away from Yorubas, Igbos Ijaws, Binis, Ibibios and others.
“Let it’s recognized to this group that the period of divide and rule by the so known as core north is over, utterly buried and gone for good. Such can’t be tolerated any longer. We not settle for deceit and lies from anyone,” the group defined.
The discussion board suggested those that are championing and supporting the decision to rethink and desist from additional making such an empty deal with that won’t augur effectively for them and their sponsors.
In response to the group, the discussion board warned that it will not accommodate or tolerate such reckless assertion from any quarter and requested the group to stare away from Center Belt geographical territories.
“Center Belt isn’t a part of the north and Center Belt area is succesful and might feed the whole Nigeria together with the so known as core north. The truth is, Benue and Kogi alone can feed the whole Nigeria twenty 4 calendar months, their doubtful intention might be meet with stiff resistance. How on earth do you narrow provide of what you don’t have or what you don’t produce?,” the discussion board questioned.
The discussion board requested these fascinated about blocking the transportation of meals objects to watch out as to not jeopardise the already present good, harmonious working relationship with the Southern brothers, including that they’d not stay any stone unturned to ensure they proceed to take care of the present good and cordial relationship with their Southern brothers.