Date: August 22, 2019, 09:29:41 PM
The oppression of Igbo in Nigerian state is beyond marginalization– Dr Nwaorgu, Ex- Ohanaeze Sec.: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
At what point, did the country degenerate to the situation it is at the moment?The point of departure is President Buhari’s regime. This large scale abandonment of law and order occurred, took a new turn with the Buhari regime. This is not the first time we are having the Fulani, sometimes they have clashes too, but it was localized before, but today they are operating with reckless abandon and a group of herders or cow owners calling themselves Miyetti Allah are there boasting, encouraging and financing brigandary, making all sorts of wild, inciting statements that amount to treason and the Federal Government is looking the other way.But Miyetti Allah still insists that RUGA settlement must go on, including in Igbo land or else…?(Cuts in) Else what will happen? That is an empty threat. They should perish that thought, they cannot overrun Igbo land, its mission impossible, let me repeat: they cannot overrun Igbo land, they cannot! Don’t you think they have the population to do that…?(Cuts in) Listen, let me tell you, Britain did not even overrun Igbo land with ease then, not to think of now. You have to conquer us village by village and we are not cheap people and the Nigerian civil war showed it. It was a pyrrhic victory, by the time the war ended both sides were tired even though Nigeria won. The Fulani cannot overrun us; that thought is unthinkable and should not arise because we have outgrown such a threat.