- Ndigbo has been asked by the Ohanaeze Youth Council to disregard claims by IPOB that southeast governors have resolved to donate lands for the Ruga policy
- President of the group, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, said the report was geared at upsetting the prevailing peace in the region
- Isiguzoro maintained that the governors were not saboteurs as alleged by IPOB
The Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) on Thursday, July 11, urged Ndigbo to disregard the claim by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that southeast governors had resolved to donate lands for the Ruga policy, describing it as a big joke.
In a statement in Abakaliki, president of OYC, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, said the report was geared at upsetting the prevailing peace in the region.
He said the body had carried out an independent investigation by interviewing traditional rulers, town union presidents and youths from the affected areas with the findings turning out negative.
Isiguzoro insisted that Governors Okezie Ikpeazu and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Abia and Enugu states were not saboteurs as alleged by IPOB.
Legit.ng reported that the Ohanaeze youth council and a coalition of Igbo groups condemned Nnamdi Kanu’s verbal attack on Governor Okezie Ikeazu of Abia state and Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi.
The leader of the proscribed IPOB had in a broadcast condemned the two governors claiming they were sabotaging his agitation.
The national president of OYC, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, said Kanu should not be listened to as he has derailed from his ambition.
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