Posted by Gbenga Akinfenwa | 2 September 2018 | 6,708 times
The World Igbo Congress has issued a stern warning to the Federal Government to immediately stop what they termed the unwarranted and unnecessary killings of Igbo youths, under the guise of operations python dance.
Public Relations Officer of the group, Hon. Basil Onwukwe, who stated this at the ongoing 24th Convention of the group, at the Embassy Suite in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, said the operation must stop now, especially the militarization of the Eastern Nigeria with various checkpoints.
While noting that the major issue under consideration include; self-preservation, actualisation and determination of Ndigbo in their homelands, he said they have agreed to forge a common front with world Igbo Congress to address the economic and political paradigm change in the country.
In attendance are movers and shakers among Ndigbo in USA, including organisation’s leaders; Chairman of Alaigbo Development Foundation, Prof Uzodinma Nwala, and Dr. Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Onwukwe disclosed that the final communiqué of the conference would be made available at the end of the conference today.
•Sourced from a Guardian report
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