The Pan Igbo socio-Cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has vowed to resist any attempt by any ethnic groups or Organization to unleash mayhem on Igbo people in any part of Nigeria.
The warning followed attack on Igbo automobile spare parts market and businessmen by suspected hoodlums in Lagos State aftermath of eviction threats by ethnic jingoists over the outcome of Presidential and National Assembly elections held on Saturday February 23, 2023.
National Vice president of Ohanaeze, Chief Okeke Ogene handed down the warning while reacting to on Wednesday March 8, 2023 fatal attack, which left scores injured.
Chief Okeke Ogene, advised the Igbos to be law abiding and always strive to live in peace with their neighbors wherever they find themselves.
He said Igbo people are enterprising people and resilience in in part of the world and survive under any condition.
However, their resilience and commitment to peace should not be taken for granted.
Reacting to the incident, a social media user, identified as Frazee, said, “Akere spare parts market olodi Apapa is not so big because it’s in a residential area.
‘So you have about two to three Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) members guarding the market at night. Igbos have become a target this period.
“Politicians are really using brainwashed people to forment trouble. Burning people’s means of livelihood just because of a stupid agenda.
“So it is just one security man that secures such a market? The Igbos in Lagos need to be more vigilant and security awake.
The enemies of good governance are not going to be taking things easy with them. This is a fight they must win.
“If they don’t successfully dislodge Lagos from the grip of these evil cartels come next gubernatorial poll, they will all be doomed,” another man, he stressed.
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