South East Governors Issue Statement Over Soldiers' Invasion Of Nnamdi Kanu's Residence

Joining many notable voices to condemn the attack on the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, by the Nigerian military, South East Governors in the early hours of today, Monday decried the attack.

Director of Information, South East Governor’s Forum Secretariat, Mr. Mike Udah who addressed Vanguard via telephone said the development was worrisome.

He the governors were determined towards the sustainability of peace, political stability and economic prosperity within the Region.

Udah stated that the Governor of the zone had held meetings with the IPOB leader among other Igbo stakeholders to ensure that the agitation by Biafra does not escalate.

According to him, the recent invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s home by security operatives doesn’t speak well of the unity of the Nation.

He pointed out that efforts were being made by the South East Governors to meet over the development and find ways to nip it at the board.

He said: “The South East Governors had held meetings in order that the agitations by Pro-Biafra groups do not escalate. The recent invasion of the home of Nnamdi Kanu does not speak well of the unity of the Nation. It is indeed worrisome. Meanwhile, efforts are being made by the Governors to meet and nip such development at the board”. 

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