Igbo Youths Socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council has disclosed that those opposing the Southwest Security outfit, Amotekun are beneficiaries of insecurity in the country.
The group’s National President, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, stated this on Thursday in statement made available to newmen In Abakaliki
Isugozoro however, called for dialogue and diplomacy between the Federal government and all the southern governors on the proposal for regional security outfits.
He pointed out that such security outfit already exists in the North known as Civilian JTF.
The president further called for a similar outfit in the Southeast to be named Otawike which he said will, in conjunction with Amotekun complement the efforts of the security agencies in combating insecurity in the southern region.
Stating that the security challenges in the Southeast is as a result of division amongst the stakeholders and called on them to come together to chat a new course for the security of the entire region.
“Amotekun and Otawike offers lasting measures and solutions for peace to return to the South West and East,as there are already such outfits in the North, the Civilian JTF and Sharia Police”
“We Support any informal meeting between the Attorney General of Nigeria with all the Southern Governors on the proposal for regional security outfits to compliment efforts of the federal security agents to arrest insecurity challenges in the South.
“Anyone else fighting against regional Security outfits in the South,are proponents and beneficiaries of insecurity challenges facing Nigeria and should be arrested for such stance”.
“Why haven’t the Attorney General of Nigeria suspended the Northern Security outfit, Civillian JTF and Sharia Police? He questioned”
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide sues for peace talk amongst all warring parties and stakeholders in Igbo land, with a clear mandate to unite every stakeholder towards maximum security and the protection of South East in the face of insecurity challenges emanating from the neferious activities of Herdsmen, armed robbers and kidnappers.
“These and other social vices are thriving in the region nowadays because of the ongoing division amongst major stakeholders in the South East”, he noted