The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has asked the Southern Governors to grant them permission to enforce the Open grazing ban recently announced by the 17 governors.
Recall that the governors had announced the ban on open grazing in the Southern region of the country, and asked President Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians on the challenges of insecurity rocking the nation.
The southern governors affirmed that the people of Southern Nigeria remain committed to the unity of Nigeria on the basis of justice, fairness, equity and oneness, and peaceful co-existence between and among its peoples with a focus on the attainment of shared goals for economic development and prosperity.
Reacting, OPC Publicity Secretary, Yinka Oguntimehin, noted that the ban was a ‘welcome development’ adding that the Governors were only after peace.
“It’s is a very welcome development, and we believe in it go a long way in checking issues of insecurity. Whenever it comes to issue of security, OPC is always in forefront, our intervention on issues of security is an open secret.”
“People should not misinterpret the good intention of the governors; they are not against anybody but the criminal elements who disturbing the Peace of Nigerians.”
“For peace to reign will collaborate the government as we have been doing before and again, if we get the government backing we will use all have including juju to tackle insecurity”, he said.