The Lagos branch of Ohaneze ndi Igbo, have supported Governor Willie Obiano’s position on appreciating President Mohammadu Buhari for his kind gesture towards the people of the South East and Anambra State.
The Igbo Group led by its President, Sir Nnamdi Nwigwe paid a solidarity visit to Governor Willie obiano were they through their weight behind his decision. Which they claimed was based on visible completed and ongoing projects in Anambra .
Sir Nwigwe said that their visit to the Governor was to show solidarity and not to join issues with anybody, pointing out that the completed Ziks Mausoleum which is a National monument, the ongoing second bridge across the Niger, road projects and other infrastructures lays credence to the fact that the Buhari led leadership has not forgotten the region, after all.
He continued by appreciating Governor Willie Obiano’s negotiating power, his Think Home Philosophy “Aku ruo uno” among other notable initiatives.
Receiving the Group, Governor Obiano stressed that Ohaneze is one United Group and that he is desirous that it continues to be so, adding that he is in good terms with its President General, but that the issue is the Group’s decision to fix a meeting on a day the President came to Anambra State to commission a Mausoleum in honor of the Late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe who is a World hero of Igbo extraction.
While reaffirming his support to the APGA Presidential candidate and all candidates under APGA roof, Governor Obiano called on Ohaneze to remain a sociocultural group, non-partisan, pushing the Igbo agenda, and reiterated that he is also support of restructuring.
Expressing hope that the Nation will set aside November sixteenth as a National Day for Ziks Memorial, Governor Obiano further hinted that an additional Igbo State is in the offing under Buhari’s regime and expressed optimism that APGA will win more States in the coming General Elections in the Country.
Source : ABS