A call has been made to Igbo living in the North and herdsmen living in the South to remain at their duty posts and not panic, or rush back home out of fear for their security.
The call was made by Imo State governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the general election, Senator Hope Uzodimma.
The politician who spoke at a town hall meeting in his Omuma country home in Imo State, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari had assured that the security of lives and properties of Nigerians are guaranteed.
Uzodinma called on politicians to stop heating up the polity, adding “we all must believe in the ability of our President, a general in the army, to find solution to the challenges.”
According to him, “I have the full confidence that the Federal Government has both the will and might to secure the lives and properties of Nigerians everywhere in the land.”
He further urged Ndigbo nationwide not to panic and to go about their normal businesses “because I know that our security is guaranteed.”
Uzodinma’s comments comes a week after a group of northern youths called on Fulani herdsmen in the South to return to the North, alleging provocative statements by some southern leaders, as evidence that they were not safe in the South.
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