JUST IN: Political Appointments: Be fair on Igbos, Ohaeneze tells Tinubu

Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, the pan Igbo sociocultural group, has demanded justice, fairness and equity in President Bola Tinubu’s appointments.

The group said they were disturbed over the current appointment of ministers in Nigeria by the president, in which South-East had only five ministers while other zones had nine and even 10 ministers….CONTINUE READING

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Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, the President General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, made the disclosure in a statement issued on Thursday in Enugu.

According to Iwuanyanwu, Ohanaeze Ndigbo feels that it is unfair and unjust as they believe in one united Nigeria which can only be achieved in an atmosphere of fairness, justice and equity.

“We therefore demand justice, fairness and equity for every ethnic group in Nigeria including the Igbo.

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“Recall that the states and geopolitical zones were created by the military administrations. All honest Nigerians know that the Igbo did not play much part during this exercise.

“As a result, the South-East was shortchanged with five states while other zones have minimum of six states.

He added that the situation had placed the South East in a very difficult position, politically, economically and socially.

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“Our political power has been reduced as we have a few senators and also in the House of Representatives; governors, house of assembly and local governments,” he said….CONTINUE READING