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.
Chatting with newsmen in Calabar on Wednesday, the President regretted the angle of the north for reportedly stopping the motion of meals vehicles to the south, noting that the scenario, for now, doesn’t warrant what they’ve finished.
“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 enchantment to our leaders to be somewhat extra cautious with their utterances. We expect that everyone should contribute to the unity of this nation.
“In case you promote cattle, we help you promote, when you promote tomatoes, we 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 need to enchantment to each the south and the north, see the unity of this nation as essential and really major. All of us nonetheless have the proper to dwell on this nation which is ours.”
The President of Ndigbo famous that the blockage will certainly set off up the price of meals out there even when we are saying we aren’t going to eat cow once more, it would additionally set off the price of the cow and others.
“So no matter occurs goes to have an effect on the economic system of this nation and extra importantly, the unity of this nation shall be tampered with what’s going on, that’s the reason we want at this level, to enchantment to each events to have a look at the curiosity of this nation.
“Our folks ought to start to look inward particularly for leaders to see how they’ll intensify a number of the issues that we carry from outdoors that may cushion the impact of regardless of the blockage would possibly trigger.