South-East Govs Proscribe IPOB Activities

The South-East Governors Forum has announced the proscription of any activity by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra in the five states of the zone.

In attendance at a security meeting where the decision was taken were Governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu; Dave Umahi, Ebonyi; Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia; and Willie Obiano, Anambra.

Imo State was represented by Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere while others attendees were the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo; Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; and the General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Enugu, Gen. Adamu Abubakar.

Chairman of the South-East Governors Forum, Umahi, who addressed journalists after the meeting, which held at Enugu State Government House, explained that the leadership of IPOB “sent their apologies” for their absence at the parley.

“All governors of South-east Zone are to ensure compliance in their respective states.

“South-East Governors Forum and Ohanaeze Ndigbo do hereby reinforce their commitment to a united and indivisible Nigeria.

“We also reinforce our desire for the restructuring of Nigeria where all national issues will be discussed and amicably settled to achieve justice and fairness to every Nigerian.”

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