The Coalition of Northern Teams, CNG, has claimed that the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Sellers of Nigeria, AUFCDN, was compelled to droop its blockage of meals provide to the Southern Nigeria.
CNG in an announcement by its spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, stated, “With earlier experiences that the management of AUFCDN was arrested and detained by the safety and the intimidation of union leaders out to implement the blockade by the Navy, everybody can see that the strike suspension was removed from voluntary.”
The discussion board famous that one other pointer was the involvement of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State who, based on the group aside from serving his curiosity within the 2023 presidency, has no direct stakeholding within the subject.
The group opined, “Everyone knows that Governor Bello had by no means proven any concern over the plight of the northerners once they have been attacked throughout the EndSARS rebellion and at Sasha, Ibadan.
“For somebody like that to out of the blue transfer to intervene to halt professional stress to extract compensation for the innocently attacked northerners is actually mere self-service geared toward private political ascendancy.”
It famous that “the involvement of Governor Bello with Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode – a self-appointed enemy of the North who would go away no stone unturned in furthering the plot to destabilize the North, is one other pointer that the intervention was mischievous and positively not within the curiosity of northerners.”
“Apart from, the settlement reached didn’t disclose any dedication by the authorities on the demand for fee of compensation for lives and properties misplaced by northerners to the assaults,” the assertion defined.
They said that there was additionally no strong dedication for the assure of the way forward for northern settlers and merchants dwelling as minorities within the South or finishing up professional companies there.
“Northerners ought to, due to this fact, be cautious of the manoeuvres of such southern politicians and their northern collaborators like Bello whose eyes are solely primed on the presidency and never the final security of the nation and the North particularly,” CNG noticed.
Union leaders compelled to droop blockage of meals provide to South – Arewa group