The Abia State chapter of the Youth Party has condemned, in strong terms, the setting ablaze of the offices of the Abia State Police Criminal Investigation Department, CID, Nigeria Immigration Services State headquarters, at Ubakala and Umuagu Police Stations, in Umuahia, the State capital, describing it as unfortunate.
In a statement issued to journalists in Umuahia on Sunday, the Party’s spokesperson in Abia State, Mr. Frank Chibuisi, decried the gruesome killings of innocent Nigerians and destruction of state infrastructure by enemies of Nigeria, stressing that they are dragging development back in the State.
The Party advised any individuals or groups destroying government property and attacking security formations in the Southeast to rethink the implications of their actions, emphasizing the need for dialogue with all segments of the country who are aggrieved.
The Youth Party’s spokesperson urged the unknown gunmen perpetrating these crimes in the Southeast to employ legitimate and lawful means in their agitations, reiterating that destruction of
property, security formations, and killing of security agents, among others, is an aberration and an action that will retard development in the zone.
Mr. Chibuisi further called for residents in the zone to participate in the political process to redress their issues instead of violence. He urged young people to register to vote and join a political party. He noted that the Youth Party was currently participating in the Senate’s constitutional reform exercise and would also prepare recommendations for the House of Representative’s constitution reform exercise.