South East governors demand release of Nnamdi Kanu

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The South East Governors’ Forum has stated its commitment to visit President Bola Tinubu to seek the release of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

The Forum which comprised Governors Hope Uzodinma (Imo), Alex Otti (Abia), Chukwuma Soludo (Anambra), Francis Nwifuru (Ebonyi) and Peter Mbah (Enugu), met Tuesday during a meeting held in Enugu State.

Chairman of the Forum, Uzodinma, who announced the resolution, also noted that the delegation of former President Olusegun Obasanjo; former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Emeka Anyaoku, and the Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Achebe, paid a solidarity visit to the Forum.

Uzodinma stated that about the security and economic summit held in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on September 28, 2023, the forum had “agreed to implement the aspects of the report pertaining to security and economic integration and affirmed its desire to put actionable plans on the key issues agreed.”

He added, “The forum received the delegation of the former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo GCFR, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, GCON, and His Royal Majesty Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe CFR, Obi of Onitsha, who came on a solidarity visit to the forum.

“The forum resolved to visit Mr. President to discuss pressing issues concerning the south-east region.
The forum also resolved to interface with the Federal Government to secure the release of Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.”

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