Connect with us

News

IPOB, Yoruba Nation Agitators Are Not Different From Terrorist Groups – Gbajabiamila

Published

on

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila claims that separationist activists are not different from the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups.

IPOB, Yoruba Nation Agitators Are Not Different From Terrorist Groups - Gbajabiamila

Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) advocates the secession of the Igbos in the South-East zone, while Sunday Igboho is leading the agitation for the Yoruba nation in the South-West zone.

In his remarks at Wednesday’s plenary of the Green Chamber, Gbajabiamila alleged that miscreants in Southern Nigeria masquerading as separatists and activists have emerged to wreak havoc.

According to him, IPOB and Yoruba Nation agitators will take the country down the path of destruction if they are “given time and space” like Boko Haram and ISWAP.

“Thus far, we have rightly focused our national security concerns on the machinations of extremist insurgents who seek to remake our world in the image of their discredited theocracy and bandits who maraud and terrorise whole regions for profit,” the speaker said.

READ:  "118 In Lagos, 84 In Delta" - Nigeria Records 490 New Coronavirus Cases AsTotal Rises To 24,567

“We must now add to these concerns an emerging threat that presents the same clear and present danger. In the south of Nigeria, east and west, miscreants and criminals masquerading as separationist activists have emerged to wreak havoc, take lives and commit economic sabotage against fellow Nigerians and against the state.

“These people, in their inclination for devastating violence against fellow citizens, their appetite for the destruction of private property, their disruption of academic activities, commerce, and industry, their propensity for defiling institutions of the state, society and community, their refusal to engage in debate, or to consider the possibility of dissenting opinions and alternative viewpoints, are no different from Boko Haram and ISWAP. Given space and time, they will take our nation down the same path of destruction.

Femi Gbajabiamila added that the nation will not be “reactionary in our approach” to allow criminal elements to destroy the country.

KanyiDaily recalls that the Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu had asked the Federal Government to grant amnesty to IPOB members and Yoruba Nation agitators like repentant Boko Haram insurgents and bandits so that there will be peace and unity in the country.

READ:  Aisha Buhari Apologises Over 'Embarrassing' Leaked Video Recorded By Fatima Daura

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LATEST NEWS

Ganduje Postpones Buhari's Visit To Kano Over ‘Hardship’ Caused By Naira Redesign Ganduje Postpones Buhari's Visit To Kano Over ‘Hardship’ Caused By Naira Redesign
Politics4 mins ago

Ganduje Postpones Buhari’s Visit To Kano Over ‘Hardship’ Caused By Naira Redesign

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has postponed the planned visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state due to security...

Nigerian Police Reacts After Court Sentenced IGP Usman Baba To 3 Months In Prison Nigerian Police Reacts After Court Sentenced IGP Usman Baba To 3 Months In Prison
News15 mins ago

IGP, Usman Alkali Baba Invalidates Existing Police Community Relations Committee Identity Card

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has invalidated the existing Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) Identity Card with...

"I'm Not A Politician But A Footballer"- Kanu Nwankwo Denies Endorsing Tinubu [Video] "I'm Not A Politician But A Footballer"- Kanu Nwankwo Denies Endorsing Tinubu [Video]
Celebrities53 mins ago

“I’m Not A Politician But A Footballer”- Kanu Nwankwo Denies Endorsing Tinubu [Video]

Former Super Eagles forward, Kanu Nwankwo has denied reports that he endorsed the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC),...

Don't Support Thieves, I'm Not Going To Steal Your Money And Make Excuses - Peter Obi Don't Support Thieves, I'm Not Going To Steal Your Money And Make Excuses - Peter Obi
News1 hour ago

Nigerians Remain Hopeful For A National Rebirth – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has said Nigerians are hopeful for a national rebirth. Peter...

“Go Back To School And Learn” – Oyinbo Lady Tells Yahoo Boy Who Tried To Scam Her [Video] “Go Back To School And Learn” – Oyinbo Lady Tells Yahoo Boy Who Tried To Scam Her [Video]
Videos2 hours ago

“Go Back To School And Learn” – Oyinbo Lady Tells Yahoo Boy Who Tried To Scam Her [Video]

A video circulating on social media shows the moment a white lady was advising a Yahoo boy to go back...

Cubana Chief Priest Gifts His Wife Expensive Bags, Apologizes For His Shortcomings [Video] Cubana Chief Priest Gifts His Wife Expensive Bags, Apologizes For His Shortcomings [Video]
Entertainment2 hours ago

Cubana Chief Priest Gifts His Wife Expensive Bags, Apologizes For His Shortcomings [Video]

Nigerian nightlife promoter, Cubana Chief Priest has taken to social media to celebrate the birthday of his wife, Angel Gold...

Nkechi Blessing Says She Wants To Reduce Her 'Bum Bum' Because It's Heavy For Her Nkechi Blessing Says She Wants To Reduce Her 'Bum Bum' Because It's Heavy For Her
Entertainment3 hours ago

Nkechi Blessing Says She Wants To Reduce Her ‘Bum Bum’ Because It’s Heavy For Her

Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing Sunday has taken to social media to address reports that she recently had butt surgery. In...

I Abandoned My First Job And Joined Army To Escape Pressure To Get Married — President Buhari I Abandoned My First Job And Joined Army To Escape Pressure To Get Married — President Buhari
News3 hours ago

I Abandoned My First Job And Joined Army To Escape Pressure To Get Married — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that being pressurized to get married forced him to join the Nigerian Army. The president...

I’ll Vote For Tinubu Because He Requested For My Phone Number – Singer 9ice [Video] I’ll Vote For Tinubu Because He Requested For My Phone Number – Singer 9ice [Video]
Entertainment5 hours ago

I’ll Vote For Tinubu Because He Requested For My Phone Number – Singer 9ice [Video]

Nigerian singer, Abolore Adegbola Akande, popularly known as 9ice, has revealed why he will vote for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives...

Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule Says His Son’s Death Is A Test From God Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule Says His Son’s Death Is A Test From God
News6 hours ago

Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule Says His Son’s Death Is A Test From God

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule has reacted to the death of his eldest son, Hassan Sule. KanyiDaily had reported that the...

close