The Southeastern region of Nigeria is currently one of the most endangered places due to the increase of attacks, killing and kidnapping of innocent souls. Imo state has been one of the most controversial states due to the destruction of several police stations and even gun battles between the Nigerian army, fulani herdsmen, gunmen and members of the Eastern security network.
The honourable Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodimma had a meeting with the leadership of Northern community in Imo state. According to the group, they came to pay a solidarity visit to the Governor for the continuous protection of Northeners in Imo state. However, the Governor declared that he'll always protect every Northeners just like he treats protects any Igbo man. He said that as far as they pay their taxes regularly, establish businesses in Imo state and it's environs, they are sure to be safe. Governor Uzodimma reminded them of their lovely support when he was elected as the Governor of Imo state, he added that as far as they have businesses in the state, they're cannot be tenants and live in fear.
Concerning the attacks on the Northeners, he said that his government doesn't tolerate nonsense from any group because no arrangement against Northeners will be fruitful. He urged them to be always informed so as to enable the government do their work. According to his speech: "They want to create the impression that the people are fighting the Northeners, but there plans will never work because we are different from those who wish to shed blood".
Inasmuch as the Governor has promised the Northeners , it shows that e truly cares for Nigerians and most especially his people. Who do you think the Governor is referring to? Don't you think he didn't reveal his reason for making that statement? Please Share your views below.
Source: The Nation Nigeria
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