2023: Give Igbos A Chance, We’ll Unite Nigeria – Governor Umahi

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, has mentioned the Igbo needs to be given an opportunity at management in 2023 because the South-East needs to work for the peace and unity of Nigeria.

The governor mentioned the Igbo could be part of a good and equitable Nigeria, not a breakaway Biafra.

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Umahi introduced this throughout an inter-denominational prayer summit organised in Abakaliki on Friday by the Office of the Wife of the governor, along side the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

“We want to belong to Nigeria. We want to belong to fair and equitable Nigeria,” Mr Umahi chimed. People shouldn’t be afraid of us. We will work with God to revive the peace of this nation. We will work with the folks for the love and unity of this nation.

“Give us a chance, treat us fairly for we have sacrificed a lot to the building of this nation,” the governor mentioned,” he added.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Umahi mentioned the South-East deserves no matter alternative different geopolitical zones take pleasure in, saying “What is good for other regions should be good for the South-East.”

“And let me make it clear, zoning or no zoning, party or no party, South-East must not be schemed out of the affairs of this country,” the governor added.

Earlier, the governor’s spouse, Rachel, extolled the spouse of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, for steering the prayer summit, which aimed toward searching for the face of God to revive peace within the nation.

She mentioned, “Our coming together is to seek the face of God over the security challenges and other problems facing the nation.

“Through our constant prayers, we can overcome the rising cases of killing, armed robbery, kidnapping and other violent crimes in our country.”

She mentioned the summit was organised consistent with Mrs Buhari’s directive to hunt divine intervention over the protracted safety challenges bedevilling the nation.

Rev. Fr. Abraham Nwali, the Chairman of CAN, South-East zone and Senior Special Adviser to Ebonyi governor delivered the sermon on the occasion.

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2023: Give Igbos A Chance, We’ll Unite Nigeria – Governor Umahi

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