Monarch decries killings, abduction of security operatives
The Ezeigbo 11 of Byazhin Kingdom in Abuja, Igwe Jude Udobi, has condemned the incessant killings and abduction of security operatives across the country, saying if not urgently checked, the development can degenerate into total chaos.
Udobi, who briefed newsmen on plans for his maiden Ofala Festival in the Kingdom, stressed the need for youths to deescalate the killings, abduction of security agents and seizure of their weapons.
He assured that both political and traditional leaders will not succumb to such antics to plunge the country into chaos and enjoined the youths to close ranks with their leaders to express their grievances in a peaceable manner.
The traditional ruler said for Nigeria to reclaim its fortunes and stand tall among the comity of nations, peace should be paramount, noting that without peace, no investor would open a business in the country, which will, in turn, create jobs for the people.
“A situation where some youths ambush security personnel, kill them and steal their weapons is not ideal. Such atrocities stand condemned,” he said.
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