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Only Referendum Will Give Biafra Independence, not Quit Notice-PDP BOT says

Umar Abdullahi, Lafia

the National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee(BOT) Sent.Walid Jibrin said on Wednesday that it is only referendum will give Biafra Independence, not quit notice.
Jibrin stated this while speaking with newsmen in his country home, Nasarawa, Nasarawa local government area of Nasarawa state.

He said that he will not support any thing by any group to bring division in the country, adding that peace and unity are the necessary requirements for the development of any nation.

According to him, “If truly that Igbo want their country, Biafra independence, it is only referendum that will grant Igbo independence, every body have his/her opinion as Nigeria, if public opinion say Igbo should have their country or the North have their own, so be it.

He cited example where Britain conducted referendum on European Union membership, adding that due process must be followed before granting independence to any country devoid of crisis and called on Nigerians to see themselves as one.

Jibrin has also advised some politicians and stakeholders who form the habit of instigating the youths to foment troubles in the society to desist, adding that they should always been seen offering positive advises to the youths for the growth and development of the nation.

“If Igbo want their own independence as Biafra, is it enough for the Northern youths to give them quit notice to leave the north to their states, no, I will not instigate any youth to do that and the quit notice is not a good word.

“This quit notice will not bring peace. we must live together, live in unity, unite ourselves and we should not threatening any body as every body has the right to live in Nigeria and we don’t have to call for war.
“What of our people from the north that are living in Igbo land and we married each other and let us also know that some Igbo are not supporting the Biafra Independence,” he said.

Jibrin urged Muslims and other Nigerians to use the lesson of Ramadan to continue to preach peace, unity and love one another as well as be their brothers keeper irrespective of their ethnic, religious and Political affiliation.

He urged Nigerians to be law abiding, respect constituted authorities and to shun negative tendencies at all the time interest of peace and National development.
Also speaking, Alhaji Mohammed Baba-Ibaku, former member representing Udege/Loko constituency at the state legislature urged Nigerians to continue to live in peace and tolerate one another irrespective of their background.

Baba-Ibaku (PDP) also urged PDP members in the state to continue to work in unity in order to take over power from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state in 2019.

“What is happening in Nigeria to day is that, APC members are not crying and they are not laughing  and also PDP people are not crying and APC people are not laughing, so we are on neutral ground,” he said.
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