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Yemi Osinbajo moves to resolves crisis caused by Kaduna Declaration

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Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, is set to hold series of meetings with leaders from the northern and eastern part of Nigeria. Yemi Osinbajo instructs security chiefs on the need to protect lives and property of all Nigerians always, everywhere .Junaid Muhammad says the federal government is not being frank with Nigerians on the quit notice issued to the Igbos living in the north by northern youth group Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, is set to meet with leaders from the northern and eastern part of Nigeria to resolve the crisis which has surfaced following the quit notice issued to Igbos living in the norther part of the country.

NAIJ.com learnt that the media aide to the acting president, Laolu Akande‏, who disclosed this via Twitter said Osinbajo will first meet each group separately on different days before meeting with them at a joint gathering. Laolu Akande‏ said the acting president had earlier met with security chiefs over weekend, where he gave them firm instructions on need to protect lives and property of all Nigerians always, everywhere.

NAIJ.com recalls that a coalition of northern youths during a press conference in Kaduna ordered all Igbos living in the North to vacate the region. The group gave the Igbos a three-month ultimatum to leave the North. The group also advised all northerners residing in the south-E\east or south-south region to return to the north. The order by the youths which has come to be known as the Kaduna Declaration has been condemned by some prominent persons in the country.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state among other persons called for the arrest of all signatories to the declaration, but despite the call, the northern youths have refused to retract their statement. Meanwhile, a lawmaker during the Second Republic Junaid Muhammad has said that the Federal Government is not being frank with Nigerians on the quit notice issued to the Igbos living in the North by Northern youth group. The former lawmaker who spoke in Kano at a public lecture Mumbayya House, with a theme, “Electoral Democracy and Integrity in Nigeria, Reflections on INEC Transformation 2011-2015″ also urged the Nigerian government to tackle groups making such inflammatory statements through its security agencies. Muhammad warned that the failure of the government to tackle such national issues appeared to be fueling these drumbeats of war. In the video below, Yemi Osinbajo at the #Biafra50 event in Abuja said Nigeria is greater together than apart.

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