The acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, met with Igbo leaders including Willy Obiano, Ike Ekweremadu, Rochas Okorocha, as well as IG of Police, and the South Easterners have listed their grievances.
Today's meeting, the 2nd in the series was with Leaders of Thought from the South East. As leaders we carry the burden to secure the peace. pic.twitter.com/Tccue3pmjV
— Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) June 14, 2017
Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, gave insight into the meeting South-east leaders had with Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, in Aso Rock, The Sun reports.
The meeting was in continuation of consultations embarked on by Osinbajo with leaders of thought, at the State House Conference Centre, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
It held against the backdrop of an October 1, 2017 quit notice issued by a coalition of Arewa youth groups to Igbo, last week and the separatist push by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB).
Speaking on Politics Today, on Channels Television, Okorocha said the South-east tabled some grievances before Osinbajo who, he said, promised to address them.
“The focal point was talking about the unity of this country, which is paramount. Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable. Igbo have expressed dissatisfaction with lopsided appointments, infrastructure deficit, the Second Niger Bridge.
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