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The Arewa Youth Consultative Discussion board, AYCF, has promised to show a political chief of the South West who has been engineering violence and arson with a purpose to additional his 2023 ambition, if the killings within the space proceed.
The group mentioned that its unbiased investigation has revealed that one South West politician and have associates have been fanning the embers of ethnic and regional hatred and igniting senseless and mindless violence in Ibadan.

The Nationwide President of AYCF, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, in a press release alleged that his soiled political recreation is up if he fails to desist.
The group condemned in robust phrases the violence, killings and arson in Ibadan, saying that it was improper to punish the harmless majority due to the sins of some criminals.
It noticed, “A lot as we condemn all crimes and criminals themselves, we can not fathom why the motion of a view criminals ought to justify any type of bodily assault on the bulk harmless residents and their belongings in any a part of this nation.”

The group added, “All Nigerians reside witnesses to the position of the Northern political elite in stabilizing the nation, utilizing the democratic system of supporting the emergence of Presidents exterior the North. Our philosophy of self-denial doesn’t imply, we aren’t conscious of our political energy.”
It famous that when the South West cried of marginalization over the annulment of June 12 polls which the late MKO Abiola was mentioned to have gained honest and sq., the North rallied behind the South West, by giving their huge votes to Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999 and he served for 8 years.

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“The emergence of one other President from the North, the late Umaru Musa Yaradua was shortlived however the Northern Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) joined palms with Southern progressives to kind the Save Nigeria Group(SNG) that helped paved the best way for President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan from the South to proceed because the nation’s chief,” the group defined.
The assertion mentioned that the North’s massive coronary heart in giving its whole help for the emergence of political management exterior the North shouldn’t be mistaken for weak spot, stressing that they can’t be stampeded into surrendering energy simply due to one man’s blackmail to gasoline his 2023 political ambition.

It mentioned the North isn’t such a weakling and let or not it’s identified that Northerners did their finest in supporting the emergence of Presidents from exterior the area not due to political blackmail or ethno-regional profiling.
The group additionally revealed its demand from the governors of the South West, notably the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, is to make sure that compensation is paid to the households of these killed and the survivors of the violent assaults.

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