He said if the Igbos truly want their own country, all they ought to do is root for a referendum which will grant them an independence.
Citing the Brexit as an example, Walid said, Britain conducted a referendum for its exit from the European Union membership. He said due process must be followed for a group to achieve its independence. The chairman of the Board of Trustees said the party will not support any agitation for the break up of Nigeria Walid also cautioned all agitators from all regions to desist from heating up the Nigerian polity.
The Arewa groups had cautioned a senior advocate of Nigeria Femi Falana and a former governor of Kaduna state Balarabe Musa over their remarks on the quit notice issued to Igbos living in the north by the group. The spokesperson of the group, Abdulazeez Suleiman in a statement said the two elders have managed to rip themselves of their respect by being biased and taken side on matter the affects Nigeria.