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90 Days Ultimatum Okorocha asks Igbos to ignore quit notice

The Governor said this on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, while speaking with Northerners doing business in Imo state.

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State

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The Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha has called on Igbos living in the North not to leave the region.

The Governor said this on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, while speaking with Northerners doing business in Imo state.

This is following the ultimatum issued to Igbos to leave the North by a group known as the Coalition of Northern Youths (CNY).

According to Okorcha, everyone should do their best to protect and ensure the unity of the country.

He said “I believe everyone must respect each other’s religion no matter what and we should learn to love one another.

“Nigeria is ours and ours alone and we must protect the unity and integrity of the nation, there’s no point asking people to go back to their home, which home?

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“Nigeria is our home, therefore I have reassured the Muslims here that they will enjoy peaceful stay in this state and let none of them think about going back home because this is home, and that’s how it should be nationwide.

“So I ask Igbos to stay wherever they are and do their business legitimately and respect the law of the land. The problem we have in Nigeria is lack of interaction – We don’t interact enough, allow people to mix up.”

Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has vowed to arrest the youths who issued the ultimatum.

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