North-Central Igbo’s Community Commend Lalong, Urges Protesters To Stop Killing

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Yakubu Busari

The National Welfare Official Igbo Socio-Cultural Association of  Nigeria, Plateau State Chapter, Chief Igwe Sam Achi has congratulated the Plateau state Governor Simon Bako Lalong for taking concrete measure to prevent the outbreak of religious crises and intertribal conflict in Jos.


He called for the disbanding of #Endsars protest in the country by appealing to the youths and sponsored of heinous crime and criminality to cultivate the culture of tolerance understanding in addressing their plight.


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Chief Achi stated in an interview with our correspondent in Jos while explaining the lingering crises that hit  Jos on Tuesday.


He appealed to the protesters to see themselves as future leaders of this country not perpetual on criminal activities capable of destroying the peaceful coexistence of the country.


Sam Achi condemned the upheaval caused by protesters leading to the death of many innocent citizens where shops and vehicles including lives and properties worth millions were looted by miscreants.


He reiterated that the Igbo community in Plateau state are happy with the prompt action taken by Governor Simon Lalong to prevent further breakdown of law and order during the protest.


Achi explained that the stakeholders meeting held with Governor Simon Lalong we are very happy with the measure taken but we are soliciting for total cooperation amongst all sundry for business activities to resume.


According to him, the peaceful protest which turned violence was uncalled for so all Igbo’s community residents in Plateau state are expressing their worry and dissatisfaction with the manner miscreants hijacked the peaceful protest and began to rub shops smashing cars at Terminus market.


Chief Igwe Sam Achi called on the protesters to discontinue because of their point but he begged them to clear all the roads and to enable us to continue to enjoy the peace which we have been enjoying since the administration of Governor Lalong.


He commended the bold step the governor took by imposed the curfew in Jos North and Jos south stem the spread of violence to neighboring states.

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