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Shettima Warns Against Spread Of Onitsha Violence


Gov. Shettima

Gov. Shettima

Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima has said that the 19-member governors forum have taken “firm measures” to prevent any further spread of violence in Onitsha that claimed five lives and property last Wednesday.

Shettima disclosed this on Thursday at the Government House, Maiduguri, while responding to the Onitsha violence of pro-Biafra protesters.

He said the evils being perpetrated by Boko Haram insurgency against innocent people among the various religious and ethnic groups, were more than enough “troubles and other related crises” in the country.

On torching of a mosque and trucks, Shettima said: “We condemn the Wednesday crisis in very strong terms.

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