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Saturday, 16 September 2017

Biafra: Nigerian govt uncovers how it will handle Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB

Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, says Nigerian government will "inside" handle the "risk" postured by Nnamdi Kanu and his gathering, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). 

Onyeama, at a news conference at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday evening, said government does not require contribution from the international group to react to risk from Biafra agitators. 

"IPOB is starting at now an interior danger and Nigeria does not require international help to determine it," the minister said.. 

As indicated by him, IPOB was unique in relation to the Boko Harm terrorists which primary point was to catch an area and to execute blameless individuals. 

He said dissimilar to IPOB, Boko Haram was not an inward danger but rather international, bringing up its loyalty to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). 

The foreign affairs minister said the position of President Muhammadu Buhari was that the Constitution of the country ought to be regarded. 

He forewarned that the country's popular government was all the while developing and expected to develop and wind up noticeably more grounded to handle a portion of the democratic difficulties. 

"The imperative thing we ought to be concentrating on is country building utilizing the current democratic structures. 

"Mr President came and had a plan for the country and you truly simply don't have any desire to be occupied from that motivation. 

"The economy was in a frightful state when this government came in, we went into retreat without precedent for decades and we're quite recently leaving that subsidence. 

"We need to continue that way and we trust that a ton of these issues and difficulties in the country have their bases in the economics. 

In the event that we can give a decent expectation for everyday comforts and personal satisfaction for our kin, every one of these issues (Biafra disturbance) will fall by the way side. 

"That is the reason we should not be occupied from changing the economy of our country. I'm stating that we need to concentrate on the economy. 

"We accept on the off chance that we can get the economy right, a ton of the youngsters who feel that Nigeria as by and by constituted is not tending to their issues, is not giving them the expectation, will change their point of view." 

He said government would keep on respecting free speech, human right and the Rule of Law. 

Onyeama included that the Nigerian military regards the 'lead of engagement' in completing its duties.

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