Guber election: Southeast youths Points warning over the destruction of properties, assaults on Igbos in Lagos The Coalition of South East Yo…
Guber election: Southeast youths Points warning over the destruction of properties, assaults on Igbos in Lagos
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, COSEYL, has condemned the assaults on Igbo indigenes in Lagos State.
A press release issued by the coalition on Saturday evening by the President Normal of the coalition, Goodluck Ibem mentioned that the burning of Akere spare elements market in Lagos State was a direct assault on the Igbo merchants.
Properties value tens of millions of Naira had been misplaced a couple of days in the past, following the hearth incident alleged to have been orchestrated by suspected political thugs.
Reacting to the unlucky incident, COSEYL mentioned it was “unlucky that harmless merchants who will not be politicians and don’t have anything to do with politics are subjected to unprovoked assaults always.
“We have now Yorubas in South East doing their companies and nobody has ever discriminated in opposition to them or attacked them, the group claimed”.
The coalition alleged that the event adopted the transfer by most Igbos to help the Labour Get together governorship candidate within the state, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour who was mentioned to be partly Igbo for the March 18 elections.
It, nevertheless, mentioned such discrimination has by no means been recorded within the Southeast, stressing that some Yoruba individuals had been allowed to run for elective posts within the area.
“The Labour Get together, LP, Home of Meeting candidate in Umuahia Central State Constituency of Abia State by identify Mr Anthony Abiola is a Yoruba boy and no person is discriminating in opposition to him as a result of he’s not of Igbo origin.
“It has by no means occurred in South East as a result of we’re peace-loving and really accommodating individuals. We settle for strangers as our personal brothers and sisters. Yorubas dwelling in South East can attest to it”, the assertion added.