The Northern Elders Forum has called on igbo leaders to address issues of insecurity facing the South-East region.
The group admonished Igbo leaders to not remain silent in the wake of attacks fermented by pro-secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
Spokesperson of the group, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed made this known to journalists on Monday in Abuja after a tense closed-door meeting.
He stated that everyone should sheath their swords, revealing that the North will not allow the country to descend into another war.
He advised Igbo leaders to quickly engage Pro-secessionists to avoid further violence, expressing concern over the death of northerners in the South-east region.
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