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ECOWAS Intervention: Igbos in Niger Republic Protest Against Militarisation Moves, Call for Peaceful Dialogue- VIDEO

In a powerful display of unity and concern for peace, Igbo residents in Niger Republic took to the streets of the capital city, Niamey, in protest against the Nigerian government and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), urging an end to the escalating tensions amidst a coup. With their voices raised and placards held high, the demonstrators emphasized the importance of dialogue and negotiations as the most viable path towards a peaceful resolution.

The protest, captured in a video shared on Twitter by @ChinasaNworu, highlighted the sentiments of the Igbo community residing in Niger Republic, who expressed their staunch opposition to the prospect of war. The demonstrators passionately proclaimed, “We don’t want war,” echoing a sentiment that resonated not only within their community but also among those who yearn for stability and harmony across the region

The ongoing political turmoil in Niger Republic, with the recent coup, has sent shockwaves throughout West Africa. In this challenging context, the involvement of the Nigerian government and ECOWAS has raised concerns among various communities, including the Igbo residents in Niger Republic.

The Igbo people, a significant ethnic group in Nigeria, have a long-standing history of resilience and determination in the face of adversity. Their presence in Niger Republic is a testament to their ability to adapt and thrive in new environments. By organizing this protest, they have once again showcased their commitment to peace and their desire to be heard.

The protesters firmly believe that dialogue and negotiations provide the most effective means to address the current crisis in Niger Republic. They advocate for a peaceful settlement that takes into account the needs and aspirations of all parties involved. By emphasizing dialogue, they hope to foster an environment conducive to understanding, compromise, and ultimately, a lasting resolution.

Let us hope that their passionate call for dialogue will be heard and that peaceful resolutions will prevail over violence and conflict, ultimately leading to a more prosperous and harmonious Niger Republic, and a West Africa at peace with itself.

Editor: ioi NEWS

IMAGE: All News

VIDEO: Twitter: @ChinasaNworu

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