By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin
A pressure group, Conscience Group of Nigeria has condemned treasonable comments by secessionist agitators for threatening the sovereignty of the nation.
The position of the group was contained in a Communique signed by its Chairman, Humphrey Areghan, and Secretary, Remi Yusufu at the end of its second quarterly meeting in Benin City, the Edo State Capital where it cautioned that ,”Nigeria cannot afford another War”.
While appealing to the federal government to discard RUGA settlement” otherwise known as “Cattle colony”, decried widening gap between the rich and poor, also called for a conference of Ethnic nationalities.
It said the measure will help to address leadership failure by the political class and launch the nation’s economy and education system on the path of greatness.
“We condemned the continued militarization and creation of ethnic militias”, the widening gap between the rich and poor, and a cosmetic educational system that now only brings out the best of Nigerian child abroad rather than at home.
“The current security architecture and situation in Nigeria has assumed a frightening dimension”.
“The Conscience Group Nigeria also condemned treasonable comments by groups issuing the Nigerian government ultimatum, adding that ,”Nigeria cannot afford another War”.
According to the group, a “true federalism, good governance, equity and Justice which are the hallmarks of a true National state can only be entrenched in the Country if the future is renegotiated”.