By Emeka Mamah First Republic Minister, Mbazulike Amechi, Tuesday said that Nigeria is an illegality, saying that it was being ruled by laws unknown to the majority of the people of the country.
Amechi said that the agreement by the country’s founding fathers including the former Governor General, late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, the Premiers of the old Western and Northern Regions, Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Sir Ahmadu Bello respectively among other nationalists. He spoke at a meeting of the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, at the Universal Hotel, Enugu.
Among those who attended the gathering included Dr Azikiwe’s widow, Prof Uche Azikiwe, foremost Constitutional Lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze, former Director General of the National Orientation Agency and Secretary of Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, Prof Elochukwu Amucheazi, Deputy National Chairman of ECA, Chief (Mrs) Maria Okwor as well as Mr Aniekan Akamkpan and Douglas Warmate, both leaders from Akwa Ibom State and the Calabari Kingdom respectively. Continuing, Amechi asked the people of the Eastern Region to reject the proposed cattle or grazing colonies saying that they were meant to Islamise Nigeria.
According to Amaechi, the Fulani in the country were waging booth the Boko Haram and herdsmen wars on Nigerians as long plans to force Christians or worshippers of other religions to become Muslims. “In Borno, they are killing the Kanuri who defeated the jihadists from the Utman Dan Fodio Empire. They are also killing people of Zangon Kataf in Kaduna, Tivs in Benue, as well as natives of Taraba- the Jukuns. ” In the southern part of Nigeria, it is only Governor Ayo Fayose that is fighting for the people. The governors of the South East are like jelly fishes. They are hiding their heads in the sand like ostriches…, ” he said.