Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, has moved to evacuate college students of Abia origin over insecurity challenges in Plateau State.
Ikpeazu, nevertheless, dispatched a staff led by his Particular Assistant on College students Affairs, Mr Chibuzo Ndom, to the College of Jos, Plateau State, to evacuate Abia college students who’re presently stranded on account of the latest violence and subsequent closure of the establishment.
This was disclosed in a launch by the State Commissioner for Info, Chief John Okiyi Kalu and issued to newsmen in Umuahia on Sunday.
In accordance with the discharge, “the contingent from Abia which incorporates safety personnel are anticipated to make sure the protected return of the over 200 college students of Abia origin again to the state capital, Umuahia, the place the evacuees might be welcomed by the Governor”.
Earlier, Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), a socio-cutural group had requested governors of the southeast zone to right away evacuate Igbo college students from the College of Jos.
That is following the rising pressure in Jos.
The apex youth group in Igbo land burdened that the urgency of the safety state of affairs in Jos led the Benue and Kogi state governors to evacuate their college students in UNIJOS, therefore the necessity for Southeast and South-south governors to right away rescue and save the lifetime of the Igbo college students learning within the northern establishment.
The Igboayaka O. Igboayaka led Ohanaeze Youth Council in a launch, revealed that it was now apparent that the Fulani herdsmen had declared battle in opposition to all different ethnic nationalities in Nigeria
Recall that Plateau state was plunged right into a safety disaster lately following the bloodbath of over 26 travellers on Saturday.
Some colleges within the state have shut down following the incident pending when normalcy returns to the affected areas.