December 4, 2022



Igbo Elders expose killers of military main in Anambra 

Some involved elders of South East extraction have risen in condemnation of final Sunday’s ugly killing of an Military officer, Main Churchill Orji, at Azia space in Ihiala Native Authorities Space of Anambra State, saying the vast majority of Igbos usually are not recognized for such evil acts, however slightly are peaceable, laborious working and accommodating.

Orji, who hailed from Nneogidi village, Agulu in Anaocha Native Authorities Space of Anambra State, was stated to be a gallant Military officer.

Working beneath the auspices of the Convention of Igbo Elders for Peace and Growth (CIEPD), the patriots tasked safety and legislation enforcement operatives to launch a manhunt for the killers of Orji, in addition to make sure the restoration of peace throughout the South East zone of the nation.

In an announcement made out there to Blueprint in Abuja, Thursday, collectively signed, Wednesday, by its Nationwide President, Mazi (Dr) Festus Edochie, and Nationwide Secretary, Barr. (Mrs) Esther Amadi, the CIEPD warned towards makes an attempt to stereotype Igbos, noting that criminals existed amongst all tribes.

The elders suspected the chance that the felony components killing and maiming harmless Igbo little children, might have been introduced from outdoors the South East area, ostensibly to destabilize the area, in addition to elicit hate amongst Nigerians.

The assertion reads: “We’re deeply saddened by information of the killing of one among our gallant army officers, Main Churchill  Orji, by evil males on Sunday, August 21, 2022, someplace round Ihiala Native Authorities Space of Anambra State.

“We condemn this killing and others that had occurred in components of the South East, and enjoin safety operatives to trace and arrest all perpetrators of those heinous acts.

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“As involved Igbo elders, we want to state that nobody has a proper to take one other individual’s life, beneath no matter guise, as God alone is the creator of human beings, and He alone can provide and take lives.

“Within the face of this, nonetheless, we’re conscious of sinister motives to hyperlink our individuals with the killings, in a bid to offer the canine a nasty identify and grasp it.

“We may even like to tell most of the people that out there intelligence factors to the truth that many of the perpetrators of those dastardly acts, have been introduced into our expensive area, to instigate destabilisation, in addition to paint us in unhealthy mild amongst different ethnic nationalities.

“The principal goal of this grand plot, in accordance with our findings, is our illustrious son and presidential candidate of the Labour Get together (LP), Mr. Peter Obi.

“The final word plan is to discredit his candidacy, weaken his possibilities at subsequent 12 months’s presidential ballot, and scuttle the realisation of a brand new Nigeria the place equity and Justice amongst others will reign.

“We marvel why some individuals are fast to localise the killings in South East, whereas labelling different felony components in different components of the nation, as ‘terrorists’, ‘bandits’ and the like.

“We refuse the profiling of Igbos by our enemies and restate the truth that Ndigbo usually are not solely progressive in nature, but additionally promoters of peaceable coexistence, unity, and love for neighbours.

“Might we conclude by interesting to our brothers and sisters from outdoors the South East to keep away from the politicisation of the killings in Igbo land as that won’t serve the reason for a united and affluent Nigeria, which has remained our cardinal goal.”

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