EBONYI, Nigeria – The youth wing of the apex socio-cultural Igbo group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC, has alleged of plot by some Igbo leaders to instigate the Southeast against President Muhammadu Buhari and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu.
The youth said the Igbo leaders were working with some international agencies and embassies in Nigeria to discredit the anti-corruption stance of President Buhari-led Federal Government.
According to them, the Igbo leaders, who are members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are plotting to overthrow Buhari
This claim by Ohanaeze youths was contained in statement on Friday, signed by its President-General, Mazi okechukwu isiguzoro and Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, the Secretary-General of OYC.
The statement added, “Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has uncovered plot by some few Igbo leaders and cabal to instigate Igbos and Nigerians against President Muhammadu Buhari as it’s confirmed they are working with some international agencies and embassies in Nigeria to discredit the anti corruption stance of Federal Government.
“We therefore warn fifth columnists from using Igbo platform Ohanaeze Ndigbo as a weapon of vendetta against President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
“OYC pleads with those elders not to destroy pan Igbo organization for percunairy gains, as President Buhari means well for the country.
“OYC insists that the recent call for president Buhari’s resignation was sponsored by international agencies to discredit the President’s administration through frivolous rogue collaboration with other enthic groups to incite hatred against Federal Government through provocative media releases and protests sponsored by PDP.
“There’s ongoing plot to besiege Imo State government House in the next few days and make the State ungovernable.
“We are aware of the details of the plot to use international organizations to fault Federal Government’s efforts to curb insecurity challenges and reposition Nigeria on tracks.”
It added that “OYC hereby passes vote of confidence on President Buhari and Sen Ahmed Bola Tinubu and assures them that Igbos are solidly behind them.”