Northern elderly folks on Thursday extolled the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), for making a move firing the country’s administration bosses yet thumped him for barring South East from the arrangements.
As indicated by them, Buhari “should have disillusioned a portion of his faultfinders that he doesn’t detest the Igbo as it’s broadly implied, by naming one of their children into the country’s security administration.”
To them, the avoidance of the South-East was unfriendly to the solidarity and One Nigeria venture of the establishing fathers of the country.
The elderly folks under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development, in an explanation by their National Coordinator, Zana Goni, spoke to the Buhari to “balance the condition by checking on the arrangements to mirror the country’s government character guideline, decency and value.”
The CNEPD said, “We totally toss our weight behind Ohanaeze Ndigbo on their situation over the arrangements of the new help bosses. We intensely appeal to Mr President for an audit of the arrangements to oblige our Igbo siblings from the South-East district in accordance with the government character rule of the country.
“We are certain beyond a shadow of a doubt that making this move will fulfill the creators of our country where they are watching. We got with extraordinary fervor the report about the terminating of the previous assistance heads of the country by Mr President. It is very honorable that the president at long last tuned in to the clarion call by Nigerians with that impact.
“Nonetheless, the sythesis of the help bosses welcomed us with blended emotions and genuine concerns. We unequivocally accept that the rundown doesn’t meet a reasonable rundown as it is deficient in reasonableness, equity, and value toward the South-Easterners.”
“We figured a few exercises would have been learnt by the Presidency at this point that the Igbos are likewise Nigerians and have the right to be decently and faithful treated.
“How could there be the arrangement of two arrangements of administration bosses with no Igbo individual among them? Is this reasonable? How precisely has the Igbo public dealt with merit this sort of unreasonable treatment?
“Our cautious checks uncovered that Igbos have senior and exceptionally qualified military officials in the Navy, Army, and Airforce who are serving loyally in their different limits. What is their wrongdoing?
“We appeal to Mr President to have a retrospection over this most recent arrangements and do the needful in light of the fact that we feel that in the event that it isn’t tended to soon, individuals like Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB will ceaselessly make allies of APC and your admirers from the South-East district fool of your organization.”