Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, within the February 23 presidential election, Peter Obi has condemned the incessant killings in Nigerians.
He then again famous that the concentrated on of Nigerians through the killers “has so much to do with the best way and method we as a country price and deal with our personal other people”.
“After we criminalize our other people at all times, you don’t be expecting to get the specified recognize and valuing from other folks.
“For Ghanaians to be indexed amongst nationals that may input South Africa with out visa whilst Nigerians are being subjected to such excessive humiliation and killings, will have to inform so much about how the worldwide neighborhood regards us.”
Chatting with newsmen on Sunday, Obi mentioned that Nigerians will have to now not be killed anyplace, extra so in South Africa, given the massive sacrifices made through Nigeria, together with the assets it deployed, to safe South Africa’s freedom.
The previous Anambra State Governor in particular recalled the non-public efforts he made when he was once Governor to consult with South Africa two times to talk about this threat in his conferences with Okey Emuchay and Uche Okeke, the Nigerian diplomats in price in South Africa on the quite a lot of instances of his consult with.
Talking in opposition to the backdrop of the most recent killing of a most sensible Nigerian Woman, former Deputy Director Basic of Chartered Insurance coverage Insitute of Nigeria, Mrs Elizabeth Ndubisi-Chukwu, Obi mentioned that the file of deaths of Nigerians in South Africa is unacceptable and will have to now not be tolerated to any extent further through Nigeria.
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He urged the 2 main continental countries to regard this subject as crucial and take steps to stem the killings to forestall any imaginable follow-up penalties.
Obi known as on related businesses and individuals in govt who wish to act at the killings to regard them as a concern through bringing to undergo the entire important power and urgency to stem the threat and avert the resultant diplomatic deadlock.