- Governor Emmanuel Udom expressed worry over growing agitation in the southeast and southsouth
- The Akwa Ibom governor blamed it on marginalisation
- He called on governors to look into challenges causing agitation
Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state has expressed worry over the growing agitation in the southeast and southsouth regions of the country.
There has been a growing agitation for an independent Biafra state especially among youths in the southeast and according to report, the governor noted that it was worrisome.
Udom who is the chairman of Southeast and Southsouth Governors’ Forum spoke on Sunday, October 8 at Imo Government House during a meeting of the Forum.
The governor noted that marginalisation was one of the problems facing the two regions.
“As we begin this deliberation, I urge our governors to look at the challenges that confront our people for considerations
“This forum is concerned with the cacophony of voices that are calling for self determination and we are worried.
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“We are also concerned with the issues of justice, fairness and equity in our region,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian army on Sunday, October 8, reportedly stormed the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi kanu.
According to several reports, including a claim by a former minister of aviation, Fani-Kayode, the army carted away some personal belongings of the IPOB leader.
A Facebook user, Prince Kanu Meme, claimed that the soldiers went away with clothes, generators and furniture in their trucks.
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