Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organization during the weekend, appoints Senator Ken Nnamani and other two as mediators in the fight between Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The three-person committee consisting of Igwe Alfred Achebe, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyawu, and Senator Ken Nnamani was charged to stop the duo from continuing in the war of words capable of affecting the Igbo’s ambition comes 2023.
Chief Nnia Nwodo, the President-General of Ohanaeze, made this known during a general meeting (Ime Obi) held at Nike Lake Resort Enugu.
The President-General further described the media war by the two Igbo leaders in the past weeks and charged the three-person committee to do their best to help reconcile them.
Chief Nnia said under the arrangement of Ndigbo Investment, and Ndigbo Development Foundation will be set up to serve as a catalyst for the development of Igbo Land.
In a related development, Nwodo spoke on the forthcoming general election of Ohanaeze slated for January 10, 2021.
Nnai also appointed an electoral committee in charge of conducting elections into various offices and appealed to Ndigbo to be diplomatic in all forms of agitations for the sake of national unity amongs them.
Responding, Sen. Hope Uzodinma Imo State urged the technical committee to come up with implementable proposals that will benefit the Igbos at home and in abroad and assured that Imo state whose turn it is to produce Ohanaeze Ndigbo next President General would ensure that a credible candidate emerges.
Uzodinma announced that the South-East Governors approved a parting gift of a Prado jeep to Igwe Alfred Achebe, and Chief Nnia Nwodo, the outgoing President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo and outgoing Chairman of the South East Traditional Rulers council respectively.
The” Imeobi,” which is the highest decision-making organ of Ohaneze, was attended by notable Igbo Sons and Daughters, including the Governor of Ebonyi State Engr David Nweze Umahi. The Deputy Governor Dr Kelechi Igwe represented him.
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