ALUU 4: My Voice Shall Be Heard On This- Former Vice-President Of World Bank (Africa)

ALUU 4: My Voice Shall Be Heard On This- Former Vice-President Of World Bank (Africa)

Oby Ezekwesili, a former Vice-President (Africa) of the World Bank who retired a few months ago, has expressed devastation at the killing of students in Mubi and Port Harcourt in the past week.

Read her press statement below:

I am shaken; I am outraged, I am devastated, I feel mortally wounded. The situations in Mubi and Port Harcourt were terrible. Did you see the video-recording of how students were killed in Port Harcourt? Is this not the same country where it is emotionally difficult when you see a corpse on the street?

"We used to be better than this. What has psychologically traumatized our people? There is a fundamental problem; there is a breakdown in something that is proudly Nigeria. I cannot believe that our society has got to this level. We are broken, we need to be mended and nobody will mend it other than ourselves

We are a nation of 150million people; we are not a small country. If the situation continues like this, we cannot survive a large-scale conflict. It does not do us good to befell into a nation of conflagration.

We have too many problems to descend into a state of anarchy again. How can we all sit and watch impunity.

Source: Legit.ng

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