Within the towhhall President Muhammadu Buhari had with Igbo leaders in Imo on his go to September 9, 2021, a problem stood out amongst others mentioned.
The host and the guests deliberated on bettering infrastructure and stemming insecurity throughout the southeast.
However Ohaneze, the main socio-cultural group within the area, assured Buhari they aren’t separatists.
IPOB and different pro-Bifra teams, although, have been combating the federal and state authorities as they search to interrupt the Igbo away from Nigeria.
In keeping with Prof. George Obiozor, the president of Ohanaeze, Igbo would proceed to be a part of Nigeria so long as there’s justice within the nation.
“Your Excellency, the safety of Ndigbo in Nigeria and past has grow to be a compelling main duty of great concern for Ndigbo.
“Regrettably our South East Zone has lately grow to be a theatre of battle, negating the peace-loving nature of our folks.
“On this context, Ohanaeze Ndigbo requires the institution of a zonal and state police equipment to assist and complement the present federal safety structure.
Obiozor then said one thing extra pressing.
“Ohanaeze Ndigbo appeals to you, Mr. President, to see to the discharge of Igbo youths detained by varied safety businesses throughout the nation,” he mentioned.
Federal safety businesses have arrested and killed a whole lot of armed IPOB/ESN memers throughout assaults on police and army formations in Imo and different states.
Many thought the discharge of IPOB chief Nnamdi Kanu would high the record of Ohaneze request.
No point out was nevertheless product of him.