Northern coalition declares Afenifere a terrorist organisation, seeks arrest of Adebanjo

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ABUJA – The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has asked the Federal Government to immediately declare as terrorist organisations and proscribe Afenifere and cultural tribal organisations undermining the peace, security and peaceful coexistence of Nigeria.

CNG, in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, by its spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said any individuals as Chief Ayo Adebanjo and others associated such groups or organisations incite others to violations or openly support acts of terror and terrorist movements should be arrested and decisively dealt with by the authorities.

He said: “We emphatically repudiate the provocative action of remnants of those who harbour pent-up grudges against the rest of Nigeria for the failure of Awolowo’s tribalistic ambition to secure the nation’s leadership, and deem this affront…” (The Guardian)