By Chijindu Emeruwa
The Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engineer David Umahi has commended the immediate past President General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo for upholding the unity of Igbo nation and oneness of Nigeria throughout his administration.
This was even as Chief Nnia Nwodo, in his valedictory message, thanked leaders and people of the South East region for their solidarity with his administration.
Nwodo while advising detractors to sheath their sword and toe the path of peace, called for support to the new executive to enable them to succeed.
However, Governor Umahi, in a statement forwarded to Akelicious on Tuesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Francis Nweze, called on the new executive of the Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide to continue to hold the oneness and unity of South East region and Nigeria.
“We have always stood for the unity of this country because the Igbos play vital roles in the unity and continuity of our country Nigeria”
“Let us continue to play politics with love, peace and faith in God knowing that tomorrow will surely be better and bigger”.
On his part, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma applauded the past President General Dr. Nnia Nwodo for making the Igbos proud through his pragmatic leadership.
Uzodinma also described Governor Umahi as one of the best and brightest in Igbo land who is doing the nation proud through purposeful leadership.
“My heart is full of joy because I can see a new nation. I want to assure you prophetically speaking that things will change for better in Igbo land”.