Ohanaeze Ndigbo gets more support on South-East inclusion
From Okwe Obi, Abuja
The Conference Of Nigeria Elders For Peace And National Unity (CNEPNU) has backed Ohanaeze Ndigbo on the review of the appointment of Service Chiefs to favour the South-East region.
The group strongly condemned the rising spate of insecurity across the country, saying the situation had the potential of overwhelming the Nigerian state unless urgent steps were taken to stem the tide.
This was contained in a statement on Sunday signed by its Coordinators, Engr Zana Goni (North-East elders for peace and development), Prof Chika Madumere (Coalition of South-East Professionals Network) and Prof Ganiyu Jakande.
They called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately declare a state of emergency on security in a bid to end the cycle of violence that is fast turning the country into what many consider a failing entity.
The statement read:
‘We are alarmed by the increasing attacks on members of the public, especially acts of…