Communiqué of the Igbo National Council (INC) after its National Working Committee (NWC) meeting held on Sunday, June 2nd 2019 at Enugu, Enugu State
The National Working Committee of the Igbo National Council (INC) have called on President Buhari to and the Federal Government to withdraw the radio license issued to the Miyetti Allah group which they describe as a terrorist organization.
Delegates cutting across the thirteen states and other eminent Igbo citizens attended the meeting which was held in Enugu.
They deliberated on various issues affecting the Igbo nation and Nigeria at large, which include issues on Security, Economy, Socio-political matters, among others.
The delegates expressed their discontentment on the way the Federal Government handled many critical issues that are affecting citizens negatively and are threatening the peace and unity of the Nigeria as a nation.
In a communique signed by the chairman, Chilos A.C. Godsent and the Secretary of the Organization, Zulu Ofoelue, they NWC resolved that;
“INC vehemently rejects the wide rumored Presidential Order withdrawing gun licenses from Nigerians. INC is of the opinion that withdrawal of gun licenses will make citizens, many communities and regions of Nigeria to be very venerable to attack and invasion by Herdsmen
“Furthermore, INC condemn in its totality the disbursement of one hundred billion naira (N100b) to herdsmen and the issuance of radio license to Miyetti Allah.
“On the foregoing, we call on the Federal Government of Nigeria to withdraw the purported radio license to Miyetti Allah which is a terrorize organization that has been maiming and killing people in many states in Nigeria.
“INC call on President Mohammadu Buhari to dissolve the present National Security Council (NSC) and reconstitute it in line with Federal Character Principle where each geo-political zones of Nigeria will be equitably represented.
“Finally, the INC request the Federal Government of Nigeria to adopt May 30th of every year as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of the fallen heros of the Biafra-Nigeria civil war.
“Consequently, May 30th of every year should be declared as public holiday.
Chilos A.C. Godsent
President – INC