The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has charged governors of Igbo extraction to undertake the Agricultural revolution programmes of the Late Premier of Japanese Area, Michael Okpara to make sure meals sufficiency and safety within the land.
That is coming as there are reviews that some northerners have determined to cease the transportation of meals objects, together with cows to the southern a part of Nigeria.
This, it was gathered, was because of the crises between southerners and northerners, particularly the Shasha market riot in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in addition to the herders-farmers clashes in numerous components of the area.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, in a press assertion by its Secretary Normal, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro and made accessible to DAILY POST, on Friday, stated it’s the proper time governors and residents of Igbo nation put money into agriculture, warning that the area wouldn’t condone any try to intimidate or insult their collective survival by any part of the nation.
The very best Igbo group additional referred to as for optimum safety in each nook and crannies of Igbo land throughout this farming season to forestall herders and farmer’s clashes.
In accordance with Ohanaeze, “in-as-much as we advocate most safety and safety of Igbo farmers throughout this farming season, the Governors should guarantee they supply enough safety.
We want to categorically state that Agriculture is the subsequent vacation spot for funding in Igbo land. By so doing, we’re calling on Ndigbo to put money into Small Scale agriculture. Some governors ought to emulate Gov Dave Umahi led authorities Agriculture revolution to make sure meals safety for Ndigbo from now to 2023.
“The Northerners ought to be apprehensive about a number of parts who will painting the north in unhealthy gentle. We’ve by no means forgotten that the excessive meals blockage was used as warfare towards Ndigbo in 1967 civil battle. Ndigbo ought to put together themselves and by no means enable meals blockage from North develop into determinant issue to make use of towards Igbo mission in 2023. The meals blockage was in an try by the northern cabal to thwart the collective ambition of Igbo nation in 2023, “the Igbo group claimed.
Ohanaeze fears meals blockage, duties Govs to undertake Late Michael Okpara’s agriculture programme