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Northern govs visit S’East, move to stop reprisals, commend Ikpeazu, others

A high-powered delegation of the Northern Governors’ Forum, on Monday, visited the South-East states and Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, with a message that despite the unfortunate incident in Abia State, steps had been taken to ensure that there were no reprisals in different parts of the country.

Making a veiled reference to the attacks by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra on the Hausa community in some parts of the country, the governors said no law-abiding Nigerian deserved to be punished as a result of where he resided.

They called for the enthronement of peace- building measures despite the challenges facing the country.

The northern governors, who hailed Wike for taking urgent steps that led to the protection of Nigerians living in the state, made reference to the clashes that erupted in the Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State.

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