A non-partisan advocacy group, the Northern Youths Coalition (NYC) has congratulated the Chief of Defence Workers (CDS), Gen. LEO Irabor on the award of nationwide honour of Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR).
The coalition mentioned it impartial investigation revealed that the CDS has since assuming command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), distinguished himself together with his complete dedication to the reason for a peaceable Nigeria.
The press launch signed by the President Ishyaku Bello and Secretary, Gaius Gyang mentioned latest launch of the kidnapped Abuja- Kaduna prepare passengers is a sworn statement that the Armed Forces below Gen. Irabor is dedicated to the safety of lives of the residents.
In keeping with the group, “We’re gladden that our brothers and sisters who have been kidnapped are actually again residence. Our Armed Forces refused to present in and quit of their rescue.
“Importantly, they got here out alive from the den of their abducters. That is historic. Now we have nearly given up that they might be casualties in securing their launch.
The Coalition mentioned insecurity has taken the North a number of years backward.
“Presently, it’s a danger to make significant financial funding within the Northern area. We can’t proceed like this.
The Youths mentioned the gradual return of enterprise actions within the North-East is a welcome growth, attributing it to efforts of the AFN.
“We enchantment to our individuals in that area to cooperate with the Armed Forces of Nigeria to make sure life return to regular and technique of livelihood are restored.
“We additionally enchantment to the insurgents to put down arms, saying the army has proven that unrepentant criminals won’t have a respiratory area,” the Coalition added.