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Ijaw youths warn against violence in wake of Buhari's victory

2015-04-02 09:45
A poster of leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and deputy Yemi Osinbajo is displayed along the highway in Lagos. ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - Udengs Eradiri, president of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), has called on all Ijaw youths to avoid violence as a fallout against Muhammadu Buhari's victory in the recent general elections, PUNCH reports.

Eradiri also congratulated Buhari and said that he would have the support of all Ijaw youths, just as they supported the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan.

Also read: Ribadu heaps praise on Nigerians after polls conclusion

The IYC President warned youths that part-taking in any acts of violence would be at their own risk.

He confirmed that his organisation would accept Buhari's leadership, adding that the South-South region had had its chance but failed to use the opportunity to its advantage.

Read more at PUNCH

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