Former Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Naija News recall that Nnamdi Kanu was reportedly rearrested in Kenya and extradited back to Nigeria last Sunday.
He was then arraigned on Tuesday before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, who ordered his remand in the custody of the DSS until his next trial date.
Speaking on Thursday when he met the leadership of Arewa Consultative Forum, in Abuja, Ihedioha said Kanu’s arrest is a welcome development.
The former Deputy Speaker disclosed that the Igbo’s throughout history has been peaceful and accommodating people, as evidenced by their numerous businesses spread across the country.
He also appreciated President Buhari for his foresight in arresting the security situation occasioned in the South East in the past months, urging that any unity garnered through violence is never a lasting one.
Ihedioha also urged the Federal Government to give an ear to the numerous agitation rocking the country, saying that violence is an ill wind that blows no one any good.
In his reaction, Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the group, Ambassador Shehu Malami, praised Former Governor Ihedioha for his detribalized and peaceful nature.
Malami noted that the spate of insecurity in the country is a result of the abandonment of the youth, which has culminated in the banditry, kidnapping, herders/farmers clashes that has spread to different parts of the country.
ACF BoT also urged Ihedioha to consider himself one of them as they are all brothers in the Nigerian Project.
Source: Naija News