The Senator who represented Imo East Senatorial district, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, has sent a strong message to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. He had charged the President to respect the Igbos by giving them the opportunity to enjoy the same equal rights enjoyed by other ethnic groups in Nigeria.
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"Igbo people are not crying for peace, but for equal rights and justice in Nigeria.", he disclosed.
Senator Anyanwu who gave the narrative in Owerri reacted to the recent rearrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. He expressed dissatisfaction that the Nigerian Government has not made deliberate attempts to look into the issues surrounding agitations.
He added that while the citizens of Nigeria await the aftermath of Nnamdi Kanu's trial, everyone is keen on seeing the law take its course.
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He added that those making derogatory comments about the South-East in respect to Nnamdi Kanu's rearrest should stop it. He stressed on the fact that such comments are capable of jeopardising with the already existing peace enjoyed by Nigerians.
“It is unnecessary for any person occupying a position of trust to spark off another security tension now that the masses are coming out from similar challenges a few months ago.", he said.
Senator Anyanwu also advised other geopolitical zone of the federation to respect the South-East.
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