Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has ordered the arrest and immediate prosecution of some Northern Nigeria youth group leaders who on Tuesday issued what they called a ‘Kaduna Declaration’.
They declared “war” against all Igbos residing in the north, demanding they leave the area within three months.
Recall that Some Igbos had being clamouring to secede from Nigeria, and form a Biafra Republic.
Meanwhile, the federal government has assured Nigerians of their safety and security after the ultimatum given to Igbos by a northern group to leave the region.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed told state house correspondent after the Federal Executive Council Meeting in Abuja on Wednesday that the threat is not new and is being handled by the relevant agencies of government.
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum had issued a three months ultimatum for all Igbos in the 19 northern states to vacate the region.