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Southeast Governors, leaders ready for dialogue over Kanu, says Ohanaeze



 Southeast Governors, leaders prepared for dialogue over Kanu, says Ohanaeze Apex Igbo sociocultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide on…

Southeast Governors, leaders prepared for dialogue over Kanu, says Ohanaeze

Apex Igbo sociocultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide on Monday declared that Governors within the area, nationwide meeting caucus and all of the Igbo leaders are prepared for significant dialogue with the Federal Authorities on a plethora of challenges going through the Igbo nation and Nigeria.

It additionally referred to as on President Muhammadu Buhari to make sure that its son and chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is produced in court docket on Thursday, October 21, 2021 throughout his ongoing trial.

It insisted that the agitation and youth restiveness within the Southeast was merely a response or an impact or the results of an orchestrated alienation by the federal authorities over time.

The group added that till a few of the problems with apparent injustice towards the Igbo had been seen to have been addressed, the chains of disaster that threaten the company existence of Nigeria may proceed to be inevitable.

In response to the group: “this can be very troublesome to have peace amidst injustice”.

Ohanaeze’s calls got here as streets in Southeast as soon as once more returned as ghost cities with residents staying indoors in continuation of the Mondays’ sit-at-home order by the IPOB.

Ohanaeze additionally emphasised that “we’d like not look elsewhere to know that IPOB is solely an exponent of Igbo collective sentiments and predicaments in our tortuous journey and an unquantifiable sacrifice for one Nigeria”.

In a press release by the spokesman of the organisation, Chiedozie Alex Ogbonnia, on Monday, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide stated it thought-about using dialogue and political answer as the one workable possibility open to the presidency and certainly all women and men of goodwill that need peace and sustainable progress for Nigeria.


The assertion reminded President Buhari that his administration and his predecessors had adopted using dialogue in attempting to resolve the problems of herdsmen, Boko Haram and Niger Delta youth relativeness.

“Ohanaeze remembers with consternation that on Could 2, 2019, a Federal Authorities delegation led by the Minister of Inside, Abdul-Rahman Dambazau, held a gathering with nationwide leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria(MACBAN), as a part of steps to deal with the nation’s safety challenges. The assembly was hosted by the Governor of Kebbi State, Alh. Atiku Bagudu. In attendance was the then Appearing Inspector Basic of Police, Alhaji Muhammad Adamu….

“Throughout the time of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, the Niger Delta was on the peak of youth restiveness and Yar’Adua opened a channel for dialogue and the matter was over. President Goodluck Jonathan, throughout his incumbency, had arrange a committee generally known as the Presidential Committee on Dialogue with Boko Haram, an initiative which has been sustained by President Buhari administration. As at at the moment, Governors within the North have overtly demonstrated their need for dialogue with dreaded teams terrorizing their areas; the movies clips abound.

“Based mostly on the foregoing, the Ohanaeze buildings, together with the Council of Elders, Council of Conventional Rulers, the Igbo Governors, Igbo NASS members, authorities officers ,Archbishops and the Clergy, stakeholders, youth and ladies wings, city union, and so forth are prepared for a significant dialogue with the federal authorities of Nigeria on a plethora of challenges going through the igbo nation and Nigeria. Our core goal is a way of belonging in a rustic anchored on fairness, justice and equity.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide enunciates that the guardrail of democracy is anchored on toleration, forbearance and dialogue. Good governance is merely an final result primarily based on the applying of the democratic norms and values. And never till the best factor is finished and seen to have been finished, Nigeria will almost definitely proceed in its downward spiral”, the assertion learn.

Whereas calling on President Buhari to “be certain that our son, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is produced in court docket on Thursday, October 21, 2021”, Ohanaeze stated, “That is essential to show to the worldwide group that Nnamdi Kanu shouldn’t be solely hale and hearty however that shady judicial course of shouldn’t be contemplated whereas on trial”.

The assertion additionally reiterated its name on the presidency to think about dialogue as a panacea to peace; insisting that the jackboot method to the IPOB rebellion would somewhat irritate the precarious scenario.

It famous that navy and violent means to unravel the nationwide query are certain to fail because it results in additional nationwide fractionalisation, anarchy and eventual or inevitable disintegration, as in all empires or multinational states or international locations.


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