Buhari loves Ndigbo’ — Iwuanyanwu commends President’s infrastructural strides in South East.
The new President General of Ohanaeze, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has commended President Buhari for some of his infrastructural interventions in the South East, explaining that contrary to misconceptions in certain quarters, Buhari does not hate Ndigbo.Iwuanyanwu who was sworn in on Sunday after the Ime -Obi ratified his nomination, spoke with newsmen yesterday.Continue READING
He said “We know that Buhari loves Ndigbo. I’m in touch with our state governors and they told me many of the things he has done in their states.Buhari has done the Second Niger Bridge; Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway; he has approved the dredging of Ugwuta Lake which is a joint venture between the Imo State Government and the Nigeria Navy.So, I thank him and appeal to him to do us this one favor which is to release Nnamdi before leaving office on May 29. Every Igbo will be happy if he does that”.
Chief Iwuanyanwu who said he had commissioned a study on power generation in the South East, disclosed he would set up committees on education and economic revival.
He identified youth unemployment as a major challenge that Ohanaeze under his watch would aggressively tackle in partnership with state governors in the South East.Unemployment causes social unrest. We will work together with state governors to address it.
“After the amalgamation of Nigeria in 1914, by 1960, Igbo had come top in education, economy, military, science and technology and so many areas.
“We have never had political powers, yet we are highly advanced. So, I’m going to set up a council on education to find out what makes us strong in education and to improve on it. I will also set up a council on business to ensure our businessmen and women succeed…..continue reading
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