To ensure that the IPOB leader gets a fair hearing, the organization said it had constituted a legal team led by its national legal adviser and eminent Igbo leaders to monitor the legal proceedings throughout the trial.
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Chief Alex Ogbonnia, the National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze, said this in a statement on Wednesday.
The South-East Governors Forum had on August 31, 2019, appointed Gen. Umahi as the chairman of the Committee.
He said this on Sunday, in Abuja, at an expanded meeting of the forum with the theme, “State of the Nation and Preparations toward 2023 General Elections”.
Speaking during a courtesy visit to Governor Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House, Marina on Thursday, the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Ambassador George Obiozor, said the “dangerous rumour or statement is aimed to cause division, crises and conflict amongst us”.
The confusion started on Wednesday when a group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, claimed that the whereabouts of Mbaka is unknown.
The council also gave the governors of the region a 90-day ultimatum to pass into law the anti-open grazing bill in their respective states.
The spokesman of the group, Alex Ogbonnia, said this in a statement on Thursday.
Navy and Air Force Commanders, the Inspector-General of Police, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and other stakeholders are reportedly expected to be present at the meeting.
Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling, also rejected the call for the arrest, probe and prosecution of the President General of the association, Prof. George Obiozor, and other leaders of the group over alleged contempt.
The President-General of the group, Onyeachonam Onuorah gave the commendation on Wednesday in a statement in Awka, the Anambra State capital.
Nwodo was the Minister of Information in the regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, which handed over to the Obasanjo Administration.
He said the name of the outfit would be announced soon
Abubakar, in a statement personally signed by him in Abuja on Tuesday, felicitated with Obiozor, urging him to ensure that the unity of Nigeria was stronger and that peace reigns across the country.
Obi in his congratulatory message on Monday expressed joy at their elevation to new positions.
The new President General scored 304 votes to beat two other contestants to emerge the winner at the election at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, Imo State on Sunday
The Chairman of CLO in Anambra State, Vincent Ezekwueme, gave the task on Thursday while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on the import of the election.
The body announced the development in a statement on Tuesday.
The PSC stated its position in a statement by its spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, on Sunday.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo stated its position in a statement by Chief Emeka Attamah, the Special Adviser to its President General, Chief John Nnia Nwodo.