January 27, 2023



2023: Group flays alleged killings in S’East by herders, says elections mustn’t maintain   

An Igbo stress group, Voice from the East, VEAST, has condemned killings in lots of communities in Igbo land allegedly by the marauding Fulani herdsmen, particularly, in Enugu state in latest time.

Because of this, the Convener of VEAST, Comrade Kindness Jonah, in an emotion-laden interview with our correspondent on the spate of killings and kidnappings within the South East geo-political zone, mentioned that there must be no election come 2023.

He mentioned as a substitute, folks ought to arm and shield themselves from what he termed ‘islamisation agenda of the Fulani.”

Jonah who vehemently condemned the killing of natives in Eha Amufu in Isi-Uzo and Igbo Eze North native authorities areas by the Fulanis, mentioned that fairly than any Igbo to exit to vote within the forthcoming polls, they need to fairly transfer into the forests to flush the Fulanis.

His phrases: “No Igbo man ought to vote anyone within the forthcoming elections. Each Igbo man ought to arm and shield himself from the marauding Fulani.

“Each Igbo man ought to assist Sunday Ekpa and Nnamdi Kanu.  No Igbo man ought to obey Nigerian legal guidelines.  Each Igbo man ought to stand up and enter the forests to flush out the Fulanis.  The Fulani must be declared full blown enemies.

“Allow us to guard our areas. No one ought to vote anyone. Slightly than vote anyone, we should always guard ourselves.  As a substitute of voting, we should always arm ourselves to have interaction the Fulani in opposition to Islamisation,” Jonah opines.

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Jonah, in condemning the killings by the Fulani in Igbo communities indicted the safety businesses for complicity and equally condemned the Igbo governors particularly Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State.

“With out mincing phrases, the spate of killing of the Igbos by Fulani in tacit assist of the army, military, police, air Power, Navy, in tacit assist of the Sultanate of Sokoto, may be very disheartening.

“I’ve no different phrases to qualify the callousness apart from to say that the Fulanis have waged a full scale struggle in opposition to the Igbo race.  Greater than 100 hundred villagers in Eha Amufu, in Isi-Uzo and Enugu Ezike in Igbo Eze North native authorities areas have been worn out by the Fulanis.

“And so as to add salt to harm, the Nigerian Air Power goes spherical, hovering over Enugu State, detecting to know the place the persons are gathering to sentence the killings in order that they are going to go and arrest them.

“The worst half is that the Nigerian army went and arrested the ladies who have been demonstrating in opposition to the killings by the Fulanis.  The Nigerian Military went there and arrested them.  So, the Igbo man is now left with nothing.  We do not need governors once more in Igboland.

“It’s unlucky {that a} governor that’s answering govt governor went there and gave cash to the folks.  He by no means condemned the killings. He by no means opened his mouth to sentence what the Fulanis are doing.  

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“He by no means mobilised anyone to kill the Fulanis within the forest however as a substitute began sharing cash. That’s what Governor Ugwuanyi went there and did shamelessly. I’ve no phrases to qualify anyone on this subject of callousness”, Comrade Jonah mentioned.