Speaking through its Director-General, Engr.Nwabueze Onwuneme and Aba zone co-ordinator, Ndem Chukwu, in Aba, Abia state, the group urged the leadership of the apex Igbo Organisation not to be confrontational but instead to be accommodating and diplomatic in their dealings with President Muhammadu Buhari and the policies of the federal government.
Browsing: Ohaneze Ndigbo
Iwuanyanwu said this in Abuja on Saturday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
The socio-political pressure organisation in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Barrister Benedict Ezeagu, observed that it was unfortunate that rather than defend and promote the overall interest of Igbos, Nwodo has turned himself into a political tool.
Schlagheck spoke during an interactive session with the leadership of the Enugu State Chapter of Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, in Enugu on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nnamdi Kanu, the self-proclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, had called for the boycott of the November 18 election in Anambra State.
The President-General of the organisation, Chief John Nwodo, gave the warning in Awka on Thursday, while addressing members of the Anambra State House of Assembly.
Nwodo gave the commendation on Thursday in Enugu during a symposium organised by the Enugu State chapter of the Trade Union Congress
The group, which consists of professionals and business people from the Nsukka cultural zone living at home and in the Diaspora, gave the commendation in a statement signed in Enugu on Friday.
Explaining why the Igbo nation is honouring the governor as their friend and of the common man, the President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Ekiti State and the South West, Chief Nathaniel Uzomah, said Fayose was recognized for being the voice of Igbo people and Nigerians at large
Okeke stated this when he led chieftains of the organisation in Abia State to confer the award of grand patron of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Abia State chapter, on an Abuja-based businessman, Chief Charles Nzechi, in Umuahia on Sunday night
According to the group in a press statement signed by the President of the Association, Chief Elvis Chukwu, and made available to our correspondent: “Our attention has been drawn to a meeting held by the governors of the five south eastern states for the purpose of finding a solution to the agitation by a section of Igbo youths for the quest for the actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra
But what we have seen in Ohaneze is an organisation that is far from representing the interests of the ordinary Igbo people. The Oha have been completely relegated to the background. For many years, children of school age would be seen at various markets in Eastern Nigerian learning how to use calculators and shunning formal education
The President-General of the group, Chief Garry Igariwey, made the assertion on Tuesday in Umuahia, Abia State while briefing Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State, who is also the Chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum
Presenting the organisation’s position at the stakeholders’ interactive session in Enugu on Wednesday, its President, Chief Garry Igariwe, said the submission was done after consultations with other Igbo organisations