Southeast governors commit to a united Nigeria

Southeast governors and leaders of the region have pledged their resolve to an indivisible and united Nigeria “built on love, fairness, equity and justice”.

The Governors who met with a Presidential Delegation also requested President Muhammad Buhari “the father of our nation, to look into the demands of the various groups of our people, review same with a view to solving them”.

In a communiqué read at the end of the meeting by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, who is the Chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum, the leaders said “Southeast people believe in one Nigeria and this is the reason we are in every part of this country erecting infrastructures, living peacefully with our host communities and doing our businesses”.

The Presidential Delegation which was led by the Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, included the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, all the ministers from Southeast and the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.

The communiqué further said: “Southeast governors have set up panels of enquiry to deal with all infractions of human rights of our people and security agencies, compensation funds for all civil servants and security men who lost their lives during the protests.

“We pledge to continue to protect all the various groups living in the Southeast. We enjoin them to go about their businesses peacefully.

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