Published on Aug 24, 2017 Greenbarge Reporters
The Northern (Arewa) Youths Council (AYC) has withdrawn qiut notice issued to lgbos in the Northern Nigeria to vacate the region before October 1st this year.
The withdrawal of the notice, which had created tension across the country, was announced today, Thursday, at a World Press Conference held at Transcorp Hilton hotel, Abuja and addressed by more than a dozen of Northern Youth Groups. The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) which initially issued the Ultimatum to Igbos in the North, said that the ultimatum was made in reaction the insult on the Northern people by Nnamdi Kanu-led Independent People of Biafra (IPOB).
Among those who attended today’s world press conference are the Governor of Borno state and Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Kashim Shetima, ex- Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Kabiru Gaya, ex-Minister, Alhaji Sani Daura and Alhaji Shetima Yerima of Arewa Youths Council.
Others are Nollywood star, Kenneth Okonkwo aka Andy and Eze Ndigbo in Kano State who led the Christian prayers before the occasion started.
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