A political pundit residing in Zamfara State, Alhaji Ahmed Bakers has mentioned that there is no such thing as a doubt that the Igbo’s are critically marginalized within the nation because of the civil struggle that occurred between 1966 and 1970.
The political analyst defined that the agitation of the Igbos must be thought-about on account of the truth that the nation is now a united entity.
Ahmed famous that for the reason that finish of the civil struggle, the Igbo’s have been denied the seat of the presidency within the nation that they’re equally entitled to.
He mentioned that energy drunk politicians from the North and West who’re nonetheless clamouring for the presidential seat in 2023 don’t have any good intention for the unity and peace of the nation.
“All of us are conscious that after the civil struggle in 1970, the then Head of state, Common Yakubu Gowon mentioned that there was no Victor no vanquish” he thundered.
“I’m from the northern a part of Nigeria and I’m not in any manner supporting such egocentric ambition as a result of the north has loved energy on this nation for an extended interval, likewise the western a part of Nigeria.”
Nevertheless, Ahmed suggested the Igbo’s to battle for his or her proper via a manner that may be justified by everyone on the earth.
“There isn’t a the place on this entire broad world that peace can reign with out justice as a result of justice stays the spine of peace anyplace on the earth”
He cautioned the individuals within the corridors of energy to make sure that there may be justice in Nigeria’s political arrange, stressing that the Igbos have contributed rather a lot to the Nigerian venture.
“I’m, due to this fact, making a case for the unity of Nigeria as a result of with out contemplating the Igbos for presidency in 2023, the issue of Nigeria’s politics will nonetheless stay.”
In keeping with him, there is no such thing as a cause affordable sufficient to disclaim the Igbos their legit rights on this political arrange of Nigeria.