The National Chairman of the Action Democratic Party, Sani Yabagi, has in contrast Southern Governors to the chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho).
His remark follows the communique issued by the governors on the finish of a gathering held in Lagos on Sunday.
Recently, the Nigerian authorities and safety businesses clamped down on agitators within the nation demanding self-determination.
Kanu fled the nation after his bail in 2017 however was intercepted exterior the nation and flown to Nigeria on June 27.
On July 1, operatives of the Department of State Services stormed the Soka residence of Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Two of his associates had been killed, 13 arrested and weapons seized.
Southern Governors, on Monday, mentioned the invasion and different issues of nationwide concern, together with insecurity, open grazing and the Electoral Act.
They demanded prior notification if for any cause federal businesses have to undertake an operation of their states.
The chief executives set September 1, 2021, because the deadline for anti-open grazing regulation promulgation in member-states.
The discussion board rejected the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), the elimination of digital transmission of outcomes from the Electoral Act and demanded that the presidency be zoned to the South in 2023.
Reacting, Yabagi instructed Channels Television that the resolutions are divisive and belittle the places of work of the leaders.
He mentioned, “I think the coming together of the governors of the Southern extraction is a very wrong way to go about issues that affect the politics of the nation.
“Because the message here, unfortunately, is like ganging up against the rest of Nigerians, particularly the North, by state actors.”
He mentioned governors must be those to guard the unity and make sure that all of the elements of the nation can be snug with whoever emerges because the President in 2023.
Yabagi said that the content material of the discussion board’s communique was focused on the North and its individuals.
“When you look at grazing, insecurity, politics of 2023…how can we have elected officials, governors for that matter, coming out in this matter to emphasize things that divide us, not talking about things that unite the country?
“It beats my imagination. It is unfortunate that we don’t have governors today coming together for issues of principles…These governors are not anything better than Igboho or Kanu…”