The Morning Report: Wike Gives Quit Notice To Asari Dokubo, Nnamdi Kanu Supports Yoruba Group’s One Million Man March
Wike Gives Quit Notice To Asari Dokubo
Governor Nyesom Wike has warned that secessionist agitators like ex-militant leader, Asari Dokubo and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB that they will not be allowed to operate in Rivers State.
Wike said this, as he received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, on courtesy visit at Government House, Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
He added that Rivers State will not be part any move to secede from the country.
Rivers State based agitator, Dokubo had recently formed what he described as ‘Biafra de facto Customary Government‘ in which he declared himself as the President.
He also included most parts of South south and South East as part of the territory of his new ‘country.’
IPOB Will Support Yoruba Group’s One Million Man March – Nnamdi Kanu
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has pledged to support the one million man march planned by Ilana Omo Oodua.
Ilana Omo Oodua is the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups within and outside Nigeria.
Kanu pledged his support in a tweet on Wednesday stating that IPOB would stand with all oppressed ethnic groups in Nigeria.
“As the brave men & women of #Oduduwa plan this historic “one million man march across Southwest”, I want to assure all & sundry that #IPOB stand with you & all oppressed ethnic groups in #Nigeria in this brave step & I implore all that desire freedom to support it. #WeMove,” he said.
The umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, on Monday, revealed plans to hold a one-million march rally in the South-West of Nigeria.
Just Like Ortom, Akeredolu Warns That 2023 Election Will Not Hold If…
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has warned that the 2023 general election will not hold if insecurity is allowed to continue.
Speaking in an interview with Channels Television on Tuesday, Akeredolu urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sit up and avoid further degeneration of Nigeria’s insecurity.
The Ondo State governor suggested that the president has been sleeping and needs to wake up to his responsibilities
Why We Allowed Hijab-wearing In Schools, By Abdulrazaq
Kwara State Governor AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq said on Tuesday that his administration’s decision to announce hijab-wearing in grant-aided mission schools was based on consultations, meetings, brainstorming and dispassionate weighing of policy options.
He said: “We took that decision in good faith and in the interest of all.
“I swore to an oath to protect every Kwaran. This oath includes looking at the bigger picture and doing everything to prevent a crisis before it occurs.
“I acknowledge the apprehension from the Christian and Muslim communities. Having held dozens of meetings with thought leaders from both sides in the last four weeks, I am convinced that beneath the tensions and misgivings around the hijab decision are old wounds that must be healed…