South East Stakeholders meeting commences at Nike Lake Resort, Enugu, as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State in his welcome address called on Ndigbo to unite and love themselves.
According to him, “moments like this in history, call for unity and statesmanship and I therefore, call on Ndigbo to unite and love themselves. I call on our leaders to exhibit the highest standards of statesmanship in confronting the problems at hand.
“Nothing will please Enugu better than to be recorded in history as the venue where all Ndigbo gathered to resolve their differences and active peace and unity among themselves.
“We beseech the God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob and the awesome God of David, to guide our deliberations, to the glory of His Name, the service of our people and humanity at large”, Gov. Ugwuanyi declared.
The meeting which is ongoing has the following Igbo dignitaries in attendance: Five governors of the South East zone, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and other members of the National Assembly, President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, two former Senate Presidents, Sen. Adolphus Wabara and Sen. Ken Nnamani, Religious Leaders and Revered Traditional Rulers from the zone, among others.