Northern Onion Producers Threaten To Stop Supply To The South (VIDEO)

Date: 07-06-2021 9:49 am (1 month ago) | Author: Giwa bayo
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According to Aliyu Isa Umar, National President of Onion Producers, the blockade is a reprisal to the violence being unleashed on northerners and their businesses in the nation's south. The police in Imo, southeast Nigeria, had disclosed that a truck laden with onions was looted and vandalised after hoodlums gunned down APC politician Ahmed Gulak in the state on Sunday, May 30, 2021.

"After full deliberation by the executive of the national association of onion sellers, and the failure of government to respond to our cries, we hereby reach the following decisions: "We are calling on states and federal governments to restore law and order in the states and we are calling on the good people of the southern part of Nigeria to live with the Hausa community in peace, as we are only there for our lawful businesses," Umar declared during a press conference.

He added that; "We also call on state governments to collaborate with the federal government to set up a committee to investigate the incidents that lead to the loss of lives and properties of the onion association members.

"Furthermore, if the government fails to adhere to what we are saying, we are shutting the supply of onions to the entire south, by Monday the 7th of June and no truck will be offloading onions by 12 midnight on the 10th of June, 2021."


There have been renewed ethnic clashes across Nigeria in recent times, with separatist groups torching police facilities, electoral offices and businesses in the south to press home demands for breakaway republics.

Farmers-herders clashes have also been rife in the north. Herders of Fulani extraction have been blamed for the recent invasion of Igangan, a community in Oyo, southwestern Nigeria, last weekend.

More than 20 persons reportedly lost their lives in the attack, with property worth millions of Naira burnt for effect. In March, the north implemented a similar food blockade targeting the south, with the prices of foodstuff--including beef, tomatoes and grains--hitting the roof as inflation continues its spiral out of control in Africa's largest economy.
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Posted: at 7-06-2021 09:49 AM (1 month ago) | Hero
- DonRule4 at 7-06-2021 10:05 AM (1 month ago)
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WHAT A GOVERNMENT. ?? LEGITIMATE BUSINESS OWNERS ARE ALREADY SUFFERING.

BUHARI STARTED DESTROYING THIS COUNTRY WHEN HE DECIDED NOT TO HONOR FEDERAL CHARACTER SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT. ZONING EVERY POSITION TO NORTHERNERS.

ONLY WISE NORTHERNERS WILL UNDERSTAND THAT THIS BUHARI IS A MISTAKE.
Posted: at 7-06-2021 10:05 AM (1 month ago) | Upcoming
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- constigoldo at 7-06-2021 10:11 AM (1 month ago)
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Quote from: DonRule4 on  7-06-2021 10:05 AM
WHAT A GOVERNMENT. ?? LEGITIMATE BUSINESS OWNERS ARE ALREADY SUFFERING.

BUHARI STARTED DESTROYING THIS COUNTRY WHEN HE DECIDED NOT TO HONOR FEDERAL CHARACTER SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT. ZONING EVERY POSITION TO NORTHERNERS.

ONLY WISE NORTHERNERS WILL UNDERSTAND THAT THIS BUHARI IS A MISTAKE.

God will forever bless you for saying the truth.
Posted: at 7-06-2021 10:11 AM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ikpotokin at 7-06-2021 12:57 PM (1 month ago)
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Buhari is a foolish man
Posted: at 7-06-2021 12:57 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 7-06-2021 04:48 PM (1 month ago)
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Mumu people !!!  your customers are in the south. these are perishable goods..... una no well  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 7-06-2021 04:48 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
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