Ignore the claims of a one-party state: President tells Nigerians

The Ibom Peoples Congress (IPC), the Akwa Ibom organization in the United States, has called on President Bola Tinubu, Senate President Godswill Akpabio and all security agencies in Nigeria to ensure the release of Akwa Ibom candidates. He called on them to take a stand against this situation. A corps member from the state who was abducted on August 19, 2023 on his way to Zamfara for national service.

Speaking at a press conference in Uyo on Wednesday, the IPC Chairman, Professor John Okon, lamented that the youths who were on their way to serve their country were left in the den of kidnappers for over 90 days.

Professor Okon said the IPC has written to President Tinubu, Senate President Akpabio, Speaker Abbas and the National Security Adviser to do everything possible to ensure the freedom of the young graduates and the driver of the Akwa. He said he encouraged it. Ibom Transportation Bus.

Flanked by the organization’s Global Director of Public Affairs, Matthew Okono and Greg Amba-Obong, the IPC President called on leaders to set aside political affiliations and sentiments and avoid incarceration for the young victims and their families. He called for consideration of the traumatic effects.

He included Daniel Etim Bassey Ndong Ebom, a graduate of the University of Nigeria and from Uruan LGA, in the list of potential abducted members. Uyo Obong Victor Udofia, from Ikono Local Council Nkwot Nko, a graduate of the University of Uyo. Shabbat Anyaewe Ikan Okoromboko from East Oboro LGA, a graduate of Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic. Abigail Peter Sandy from Abak LGA, a graduate of Morid University of Technology. Glory Etukudo of Eket LGA Thomas Idun Uso, a graduate of Heritage Polytechnic, Eket. Emmanuel Esduue Oruko From Urue Ofon/Oluko LGA. Victoria Bassey Udoka, Ikpe Ikot Nkon, from Ini LGA, University of Uyo graduate. Solomon Bassey Daniel from Itu LGA, a graduate of Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic. and a driver for Akwa Ibom Transport Company (AKTC), a transport company.

The IPC called on the president to “direct the Nigerian military, police, intelligence agencies and other security agencies, as appropriate, to facilitate the immediate release and return of the abducted personnel.”

In response to the prevailing security situation in the country, the group also recommends an overhaul of the NYSC system to make it more responsive and adaptable to the country’s current security and economic realities.

“A strong NYSC Institutional Review Committee should be established with the power to make recommendations on possible amendments to the current law within one month (30 days). Such amendments would require members of the Corps to In order to serve within the area and avoid night travel to reach the destination, it should be stipulated that the travel distance to the post should not exceed 4-5 hours, provided that the security situation “This may be and/or is subject to review in the future as it stabilizes,” the statement added.

Source: dailypost.ng

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