Nigeria – South East Igbo Youth Stakeholders have condemned the lingering insecurity in the region and sued for peaceful co-existence.
In a release signed by its spokesperson, Maazi Chukwuma Okpalezeukwu, the group said they are concerned about happenings in the South East region, especially the attacks on security agencies, unjust killing of innocent citizens, wanton arrest and detention of people, and destruction of public property.
The group noted that stakeholders from the region cannot continue to turn deaf ears to the voices of the oppressed, or remain silent in the face of injustice, and reaffirmed their resolve and commitment to peace, stability and development in the South East, Igbo nation and Africa in general.
They further stated that it is now time to take responsibility and Governments must seek healthy options that guarantee national unity and peaceful co-existence, visibly and clearly embrace the values of justice and fairness to ensure peace, unity and development.
The South East Igbo Youth Stakeholders advised both Federal Government and South East Governors to liaise with relevant stakeholders, more importantly, the aggrieved and youths, in order to address the current unrest in the country and region respectively.