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Labour chief cautions ethnic groups against clamour for ‘disintegration’

By Saxone Akhaine, Northern Bureau Chief   |   09 November 2015   |   6:37 am  

Issa-AremuDEPUTY President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Issa Aremu, has blamed Ndigbo and Afenifere leaders for the recent rise in campaign for self-actualisation, which he said is a threat to the unity of Nigeria.

Aremu said that the inability of the leaders and parents to instill patriotic virtues to Nigerian youths have led to the various calls for secession in the country, adding that Ndigbo and Afenifere leaders have failed to promote the culture of a united Nigeria under which they had benefited.

Commending the struggle by First Republic nationalists like the Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Tafawa Balewa, Alhaji Ahmadu Bello, Chief Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Obafemi Awolowo to keep Nigeria as a united country, Aremu said it was unfortunate that some prominent leaders of Ndigbo and Afenifere now sponsor the youth to promote division in the country.

Besides, Aremu said that failed parenting and some actions of these leaders were responsible for the insecurity and social vices now being experienced across the country.



  • AmaraMr ikwuegbu

    this man is on his own, what do you benefit from nigeria? more than 10 billion dollars looted by Abacha.more than 7 billion dollar looted by IBB money for common peoples,giving south east only five state for 30 million people and other regions below 10 million people got six states.only kano is 44 local governments while all five south east states is 55 local governments ,just think you are stupid to say what you said.Biafra all the way God willing no nation or man shall stop it.

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