- Ibrahim Hassan, Jigawa state deputy governor has revealed what will happen to Igbo living in the state if Arewa youths insist on sending out of the region
- Hassan said he believed that there would not be any problem in Jigawa
- He also said Arewa Youths had later made some pronouncements which indicated there were solutions to the issue
Ibrahim Hassan, Jigawa state deputy governor has disclosed what will happen to Igbos resident in the state if the northern youths insist on sending them out of region.
Reports have it that Hassan made this known while briefing journalist in Duste.
NAIJ.com gathered that he promised that the state government would provide security for the Igbos resident in the state.
He said ''I’m not aware and it is not true. Report reaching us from the security operatives indicated the Igbo are not leaving the state.
''Also, the state police commissioner has met with all the associations of non-indigenes residing in Jigawa.
''They discussed extensively with police and they were satisfied with the security situations and assurances of adequate protection of life and property which made them to continue living in the state. government is ever ready to protect them.
''Also those that made that pronouncement (Arewa Youth) made some statement later which indicated solutions to the issue.
''By God’s grace there wouldn’t be any problem in Jigawa and hopeful anywhere in the country''.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) claimed that Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is hindering peace talks regarding the quit notice issued by Arewa Youths to Igbos in the North.
CNG made this known in a statement issued after its town hall meeting in Kano state on Monday, August 7.
Watch this NAIJ.com TV video of Nnamdi Kanu addressing his supporters in Abia: