Browsing: Ohaneze Ndigbo

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.

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

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