We are proud to be indigenes of Borno – Igbo community
The President General of the Igbo Welfare Association,in Borno State, Chief Maclaw Nwaogu, has condemned the agitation by the Idegenous People of Biafra, IPOB, stating that, the Igbo community are proud to be citizens of Borno,
Chief Maclaw Nwaogu stated this Saturday, during a meeting with the Borno deputy governor, Alhaji Usman Mamman Durkwa at the Maiduguri government house following the ongoing agitation for a state of Biafra by IPOB.
According to Chief Nwaogu, since time immemorial, Igbos have related with all the diverse people of Borno who are peace-loving, and have resolved not to engage in anything that will jeopardise the hard earned peace in the state.
He said, Borno state Government under the leadership of governor Shettima has played fatherly role to all in uniting the people in the state irrespective of ethnic and religious consideration.
He recalled that even when Coalition of Arewa Youths Forum issued an Ultimatum for Igbos to quit from the North by 1st October 2017, Governor Shettima who is the Chairman of Northern Governors Forum reacted and condemned such ‘quit notice’.