Igbos assured of safety amid Nigeria ethnic tensions

igbo2From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria,ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA police have assured the safety of the Igboethnic group in the wake of directives by some youth in the north to leave the region.The youth, mostly from the Hausa group, have threatened them with unspecified action if they did not vacate within 90 days as ordered last week. Bauchi State Police Commissioner, Garba Baba Umar, allayed the fears that might have arisen from the order.
“The Command under my watch is fully committed toward providing a safe and secured environment for all the citizens in the state irrespective of tribe of religious affiliation,” he said. Umar was speaking after a meeting with the leadership of Igbo community in
the state.He enjoined them to report any matter capable of disturbing the peace in the region.“This will enable the Command to respond promptly.”The leader of Igbo in Eze Umezika commended the stance by police in ensuring peace and stability in the state.

– CAJ News

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