We Are Not Going With The North - Prof. Jerry Gana

Following the Ultimatum given by the Arewa Youths in Northern Nigeria to the Igbos to leave the North before the first of October 2017, The President of the Middle Belt Forum and former Minister of information, Prof. Jerry Gana has warned this group of Northern Youths, stating that should Nigeria divide, the
Middle belt will not join the North.

He went ahead to state that nobody has the right to issue a quit on any citizen of the nation for any reason.
He said: “They think when it comes to break-up, we will go along with the North. We have already told them that if they allow this country to break up, we are not going with the North. We are staying where we are. So, just take notice. If it comes to that, we will tell you that you are Arewa and we are ‘Middle-Belters.”

He continued by saying: “In democracy, dialogue is the language, consultation is the way. Two cannot work together unless they agree. So, there needs to be dialogue and mutual respect.

Anywhere you have diversity of ethnicity or religion in the world, the type of system that works is federalism. And that is the way. And each one must build his federal system the way it suits him. It cannot be imposed; it cannot be engineered in favour of one person.” 


  1. Anonymous4.7.17

    The Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) has berated former Governor of
    Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, for asking Igbo leaders to disown Biafra agitators and campaigners, saying the advise is not going
    to clear up the Biafra problem.

    Kwankwaso, largely considered a hardliner within the camp of these opposed to restructuring Nigeria, had reportedly requested Igbo
    leaders to repudiate IPOB and all that the separatist group stands for as a way to persuade the
    remainder of Nigeria that they imagine within the indivisibility of the nation.

    However in an announcement issued yesterday by the pinnacle Media and Publicity, Emma Highly effective, IPOB mentioned the previous Kano governor
    was embarking on a wild goose chase by considering that Igbo
    leaders might affect the actions and management of Biafra agitators like IPOB.

    The group vehemently condemned the assertion credited to Kwankwaso, declaring that the hardline northern politician "does not perceive the workings, what IPOB stands for, together with its agitation for the restoration of Biafra," therefore his simplistic perception that disowning
    IPOB would finish the quest for Biafra self willpower.

    "We in IPOB don't care if anyone or employed group from wherever in Nigeria, disown us; our focus is on Biafra restoration. In as a lot as our chief and Director of Radio Biafra and Biafra Tv, Nnamdi Kanu, respects real Igbo leaders, he doesn't care what identify the few Hausa Fulani errand boys in Igboland name him.
    "He (Kanu) solely does what IPOB requires of him to do. Our chief is targeted, decided
    and unyielding in his quest to attain Biafra and nothing will make him
    and all of us to alter our minds, not even the menace by the savage blood
    thirsty Northern youths in opposition to Biafrans dwelling within the North will make us change our thoughts," IPOB stated.

    The group defined that its management worldwide headed by Kanu "is
    not working with the so known as Igbo leaders (and) we imagine that IPOB
    quest for restoration of Biafra just isn't for anybody who doesn't consider in freedom."
    Nonetheless, IPOB said that it was "ready to
    work with anyone who's honest and never those that sabotage the wrestle for his
    or her egocentric gain", including that even when "Igbo leaders hand picked by Kwankwaso" and the presidency disown IPOB
    and different teams agitating for Biafra restoration "it is not going to cease the actions and dedication of IPOB to realize Biafra restoration.

    In accordance with the assertion, IPOB is a mass motion that enjoys international acceptance and membership and "because it's God ordained
    project" there was no method Kwankwaso his ilk might suppress the motion for the restoration of Biafra irrespective of how laborious they struggle.

    In berating Kwankwaso, IPOB famous that the previous Kano governor has by his phrases and motion, revealed his assist and sponsorship of the Arewa youths who issued give up discover to Igbos residing in northern states. It warned of dire penalties of any try and massacre Igbos once more.

    "We pity them as a result of they have no idea that Biafrans of at
    the moment are usually not of the identical breed as these they massacred in 1967 and 1970
    at will with out retaliation. If they struggle the identical nonsense
    immediately they'll get a dose of their senseless assaults and stupidity again," IPOB stated.


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