South East Nigeria Latest News
The southeast region of the country has expressed thorough displeasure over their exclusion from the states billed to benefit from the recently approved $22.7 foreign loan request by the Senate.
The pro-Igbo apex organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has accused some past and present southeast governors of not giving the body needed support to achieve its aims and objectives.
Shettima Yerima, the national president of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has said the southeast region is not prepared to produce a Nigerian president in 2023. Yerima made the statement in an interview.
A report by the Nation indicates that a security summit slated to hold between the southeast governors and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Wednesday, February 13, was almost disrupted.
Nigerian Southeast governors have agreed to launch their own regional security outfit in order to tackle security challenges and other issues in the region.
The youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo says the special security outfit proposed for the region by the governors of the South East would fail without the involvement of Igbo youths.