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You Will Hear A Stronger Statement From Us – Ohanaeze Condemns Appointment Of New IGP

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Meanwhile, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has condemned the appointment of a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, as acting Inspector-General of Police. The group said the injustice of the federal was liable for the growing agitations and insecurity within the South-East.

Ohanaeze National Publicity Secretary, Chief Alex Ogbonnia, stated this in an interview, said it had been most unfortunate that the President had chosen to sideline the people of the South-East in his recent appointment of service chiefs and now within the appointment of an IGP.

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He said: “It is unjust and unfair to sideline the South-East within the security architecture of the country. Injustice promotes insecurity; it promotes all sorts of crises and problems. With injustice, there’s no peace anywhere.

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“What is occurring in South-East today in sort of agitations is as a result of injustice. So, we the elders are put in a great dilemma because the younger generation is attacking us and that we are telling them to carry on believing that the president would have a change of mind.

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“We thought that the president would worry about the extent of injustice, agitations and crisis we’ve within the South-East and would attempt to ameliorate this stuff but unfortunately, he’s not thinking towards that direction. it’s most unfortunate and Ohanaeze will come up with a stronger statement.”

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