The women wing of a Non-governmental Organization, “Igbos for a Progressive Nigeria” (IPAN) has protested against Incessant killings in Nigeria.
The women who protested in the Amawbia Awka-south local government area of Anambra state sued for peace and unity in the country.
Addressing the press shortly after the protest, the IPAN National Woman Leader, Mrs Juliet Ezenwosu expressed their grievance over the continuous killing and shedding of innocent blood across Nigeria, condemning the act in its entirety, and called for love and unity amongst Nigerians, especially the Igbos.
Mrs Ezenwosu regretted that many youths had lost their lives during this period of insecurity, adding that the security personnel who were supposed to protect the people were also shot.
She called on the federal states’ government to quickly intervene in the situation, to enthrone sanity and peace in the country.
A member of the group, Mrs Mabel Daniel reminded politicians in Anambra state that nothing worths the human blood, asking them to embrace peace and spirit of sportsmanship in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state.
Speaking, the IPAN National President, Mr Lawrence Onuzulike while calling for the spirit of oneness among Ndi Igbo, reminded the tribe that killing and violence of all sorts were not their identities.
Mr Onuzulike encouraged leaders at all levels in Nigeria to devise a means of bringing the recent unrests in the country to a permanent end.
Officers and men of the Nigerian Police Force accompanied the group on the exercise to ensure their safety.