The Coalition of Northern Teams (CNG) has reacted to the arrest of Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho).
In a assertion issued by the coalition’s spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the personnel told the Nigerian govt to straight away issue sponsors of groups clamouring for self-dedication in the Southern section of the nation.
The personnel warned that the arrest of Igboho and that of Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Of us of Biafra must no longer be taken as the live of the uprisings and disturbances over self-dedication.
CNG acknowledged Igboho’s arrest must reduction as a lesson to followers ‘who’re instigated into environment fire to their very hang backyards whereas the instigators of such lawlessness and violence virtually the total time hang a fallback option that includes escaping in a single other nation’.
The assertion study, “From the outset, we like to be categoric that the arrest of Igboho and Kanu must no longer be unsuitable as bringing about the live to the uprisings and disturbances over self-dedication perpetrated by southern Nigerian elites and governments who use thugs like Igboho and Kanu.
“We disclose that as adversarial to seeing the arrest as an result in itself, it needs to be the starting of the processes for self-dedication by any unit that needs to inch.
“Therefore we disclose on a easy referendum for separation from a folks that would on the slightest of pretexts, attack, abolish and murder folks of alternative regions and their properties, namely those from the North.
“The arrest of Igboho is govt change and so long because it conforms with the idea of rule of law and world criminal justice procedures. We are no longer but particular what he’ll be charged with, nonetheless expectedly incitement to violence in opposition to northerners may well perhaps perchance well be one in every of them.
“Every person knows that threats of violent secession any place are a grave offence that no govt will condone. From records of historical previous, it’s handiest northern Nigeria that has no longer called for the breakup of the nation on the slightest of pretence.
“With the arrest of Kanu and now Igboho, we’re hoping that govt would transcend prosecution to digging up and exposing their sponsors and the agenda on the abet of them.
“While Kanu’s case will most likely be attributed to about a fabricate of insanity which changed into exploited by the South East elites who were taking part in a double game, Igboho is a deliberate and calculated, supported and encouraged strive by the Yoruba leaders alongside side their governments to dismay the North into agreeing to cede energy without opponents.
“Sadly they took it too far by arming Igboho and environment him in opposition to law-abiding voters from other regions namely the North.
“The arrest if idea of alongside side that of Kanu must reduction as a lesson to those blind followers who’re instigated into environment fire to their very hang backyards whereas the instigators of such lawlessness and violence virtually the total time hang a fallback option that includes escaping in a single other nation.
“The two arrests also attest to the level of unsuitable-regional cooperation that is working all the intention in which thru Africa.”