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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Biafra: NLC responds to military action against IPOB

The Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) has called for limitation with respect to the military as they draw in the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). 

President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, in an announcement yesterday, charged the military specialists to retrain the officers and men on the contemporary methods for dealing with security challenges. 

Wabba additionally censured the current military intrusion of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Abia State Council Press Center in Umuahia. 

He asked the security agencies to act with alert, without heightening the officially charged air in the country. 

Wabba stated: "While we praise the central government for the means taken so far by security agencies to secure lives and properties of all Nigerians in all parts of the country, it is critical that the agencies, including the military ought not act in any conduct that incite circumstances that eventually fortify the reason, limits and ubiquity of the backers of disunity and between ethnic strife 

"It is unaccepted that journalists completing their legitimate capacities can be so obnoxious assaulted as has been accounted for of the episode in Umuahia amid a security operation by the Nigeria Army. It is the obligation of journalists to report, including taking pictures, sound and video recording of occurrences anyplace in the country as a feature of their expert calling. 

"The assault on them, particularly at the secretariat of Nigeria Union of Journalists in Umuahia is inadmissible as well as pointlessly provocative. In spite of the fact that the Nigerian Army has issued an open articulation to apologize to the NUJ and the influenced journalists while promising to explore the episode and eventually teach the military personnel included, we exhort that the military high order should re-prepare its officers and men on contemporary methods for dealing with security challenges in a country under constitutional administration. 

"We additionally exhortation the government to deal with the on-going agitations, which is quick forming into unfathomable between ethnic savagery that is spreading to a few sections of the country as has been accounted for of Jos in Plateau state, Port Harcourt in River State, Aba and Umuahia in Abia State with most extreme ability in light of a legitimate concern for peace, solidarity and aggregate enthusiasm of the whole country and her subjects. 

"Guilty parties of dangers to our national integrity, nationhood and power must be caught and attempted as per surviving national laws and universal conventions without making any further strides that will make another anarchy; as we have been battling with in the north east," he included.

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