They, however, distanced themselves from the quit notice issued to Igbo resident in the north.
Operating under the aegis of Middle Belt Renaissance Forum, the youths, which met in Abuja, threatened war at the expiration of their ultimatum.
A communiqué by its convener, Comrade Jones Simon Alfa, urged governors from the region to be alive to governance and desist from harassing media practitioners.
It reads: “The Middle Belt governors should sit up for governance and stop primitive accumulation of wealth.
The region is not in any way part of the agitation for Igbo to vacate the north on October 1.
“We have been living with the Igbo peacefully and will not join in the call for secession.”