Tag Archives: South-East governors

South-East Govs To Approve May 30 As Public Holiday As Umahi Declares War On Armed Herdsmen

Following the sit-at-home ordered by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) to commemorate the 54th anniversary of the declaration of the Sovereign State of Biafra, South East Governors’ Forum Chairman, Dave Umahi, has said May 30 would be set aside as a day to remember millions of Igbo that lost their lives during the civil war. Governor Umahi of Ebonyi State, ...

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Ohanaeze, South-East Govs Ready For Regional Security

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the South-East governors have concluded plans to launch a regional security outfit. This was contained in a communiqué of a meeting convened by the Igbo organisation, the first since the inception of George Obiozor as president general, in Owerri, at the weekend. According to the communiqué, Ohanaeze frowned on the rate Igbo were ...

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Umahi: APC Woos Other South-East Governors As Obiano Debunks Leaving APGA

The All Progressives Congress has stepped up moves to persuade more governors from the South-East region to join it following the decision of the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, to dump the Peoples Democratic Party. The PUNCH gathered on Monday that the APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee led by the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, had directed the ...

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2023: Join APC, Ohanaeze Youths Urge South-East Governors

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, has urged governors of the South-East to join the ruling All Progressives Congress. The group said it was apparent that the Peoples Democratic Party did not have the region’s best interests at heart, and as such, there was no need for leaders of the zone to continue to work  with the main opposition party. The ...

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Your Threat To Impose State Of Emergency In South-East Provocative, Ohanaeze Tells Buratai

Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has berated the Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, over his alleged threat to impose a state of emergency in the South East. Buratai was alleged to have threatened to impose a state of emergency if governors of the states allowed any further attack on security forces. But in a statement yesterday, Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s ...

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Governors To Herders: Don’t Bring Cows To South-East On Foot Again

The South-East Governors Forum has said movement of cattle into the geopolitical zone through the bush paths by foot will no longer be allowed. A statement by the Director General, South-East Governors Forum, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, said that was an agreement reached with herdsmen living in the zone, adding that movement of cows into the zone should be strictly by ...

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