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Ohaneze Declares Ambode as Number One Enemy of Ndi’Igbo

by on March 29, 2016
 

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has declared Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode as number one enemy of  Ndigbo.

The development is sequel to the demolition of Oshodi market, which is believed to be largely occupied by Ndigbo on the first week of the New Year.

National President of the Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, made the declaration alongside the National Secretary, Okwu Nnabuike saying Ambode by his actions had drawn a battle line between himself and the entire Igbo land.

“It is instructive to observe here that contrary to all principles of common justice, the traders were merely given few days quit notice. It is equally shocking that the government chose such a wrong time for the demolition exercise, thereby not only taking the shops from them but making sure that their wares were looted.”

“We are forced to ask: could this be the starting point in implementing Oba of Lagos’s earlier threat during the election period that Ndigbo would be thrown into the Lagoon? Could it be another round of deportation of exercise, similar to what former governor Fashola did? These appear to be so considering that a witch cried in the night and a child died in the morning.”

“It is quite inhuman for people’s means of livelihood to be taken away from them in such a manner. The government’s claim that arms were recovered from a section of the market does not fly at all here because it cannot be a reason for such a wicked treatment purely targeted on a particular people.

“We demand that the Governor of Lagos State should direct relevant government agencies to adequately compensate these traders; anything short of that, Ndigbo will henceforth regard the Governor as their number one arch-enemy”.

The group further demanded for adequate compensation of the traders who had suffered great losses as a result of the demolition.

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While describing the demolition as “an action done in bad faith”, the group wondered why the Lagos State Government should carry out such act at a time when it clearly knew that the owners of the shops were in their villages for the Christmas and the New Year festivities.

 

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  • Ali jos
    January 11, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    Hahaha n’digbo i beg make una no make me laf i think u ppl says u hv nothing to do in yaruba and hausas land, i think is better u thank govnor ambode 4 helping u ppl to start relocating to biafra abi hw d u seeam

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  • Darlington
    January 11, 2016 at 4:55 pm

    The market men/women should go to court let the court give them adequate ground and support to fight for their rights.

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  • Prince obi
    March 29, 2016 at 6:19 pm

    Nigeria have neva been really one, pls why do we deceive ourselves we can go to a round table and quit quietly we re not one-fulani killin people any how, nepotism in name of federal character and dis. Well for igbos no one is going to help u beta than urselves lets start thinkin towards home, even though the fed. Govt. Is a govt of the north and for the north, so lets start thinkin for ourselves. Biko nnu

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