The Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian College students (NANS), Ogun State chapter has known as on Yoruba leaders to cease pushing for a divided Nigeria.
The Ogun NANS Chairman, Damilola Simeon, stated this at a press convention held on the NUJ Secretariat, Okelewo, Abeokuta, Thursday.
In response to the scholars physique, Yoruba leaders are urged to prioritize the unity of Nigeria above their private or egocentric curiosity.
“We name on Yoruba leaders which might be additionally subscribing or pushing for a divided nation to please prioritize the unity of this nation above no matter private or egocentric curiosity they’ve,” Simeon stated.
The scholars organisation additionally warned all South West activists to be cautious of their utterances in response to the safety challenges dealing with the nation.
The Ogun NANS stated it condemned in its entirety, the unabated assaults on the indigenes of the state, particularly farmers, by killer herdsmen in Yewa, saying such assaults have been necessitated by the nation’s porous borders.
Reacting to a declare by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation that the killer herdsmen weren’t Nigerians, NANS known as on the Federal Authorities to, as a matter of urgency, create Federal Joint Border Patrol Workforce to principally reinforce the safety structure of all border communities in Nigeria.
The scholars chief known as on royal fathers from Yewa to help the efforts of the Ogun State Authorities in securing the lives and property of their individuals.
Simeon urged them to not enable any politician to benefit from the scenario in creating rooms for harmful criticism, including that “We additionally recommendation all activists from South-west extraction to be cautious of their utterances in response to those assaults.”
NANS additionally implored, “Nigerians looking for refuge outdoors the nation to please jettison the thought and name on people who have fled primarily based on the safety scenario to return dwelling and be part of palms with the offered safety from authorities and take possession of their property.”
“The management of NANS implore few of the youths from Yewa extraction of Ogun State, floating totally different emergency youth our bodies/organizations that have been unknown earlier than the incidence of this farmers/ herders disaster within the axis to please disengage themselves from not being progressive of their agitations and may desist from being a device within the palms of some determined politicians.
“We commend Governor Dapo Abiodun for his swift response and untiring efforts in bringing normalcy to the safety scenario,” he submitted.