COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED BY THE IMEOBI OHANAEZE NDIGBO WORLDWIDE AT THE END OF ITS MEETING HELD TODAY THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2022, AT THE NATIONAL SECRETARIAT OF OHANAEZE, NO. 7 PARK AVENUE, GRA ENUGU
The Imeobi Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide held today, Thursday May 5, 2022 at the National Secretariat under the leadership of H.E Amb. Professor George Obiozor, the President-General. The Imeobi deliberated on a wide-range of issues including the January 10, 2021 Ohanaeze election held at Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri-Imo State, Insecurity in the South-East, 2023 Presidency, need for our people to acquire Permanent Voters Card (PVC) as well as the Alaigbo Stabilization Fund (ASF).
After exhaustive deliberations on these issues, the following resolutions were reached:
a) That Imeobi congratulates the current National Executive Committee (NEC) of Ohanaeze Ndigbo which emerged through the January 10, 2021 election held at Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri; and also commends the efforts of the Ohanaeze leadership in steering the ship even in these trying times. Imeobi calls on all the Igbo nation to give the executive their full support, which they have earned and deserved. Imeobi also calls on those aggrieved with the outcome of the election to lend their support to the current Leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
b) That there is need to redouble our efforts towards the ongoing voters registration exercise by sensitizing our people on the importance of the exercise and getting their PVCs where they reside.
c) That we condemn in its entirety the worsening security situation in the South-East and call on all Igbos to put all hands on desk to halt the situation.
d) Ohanaeze strongly believes that the release of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and other Igbo youths in detention is the first crucial step towards restoring peace and security in the South-East. We are convinced that the Nnamdi Kanu issue can only be resolved through dialogue.
e) Ndigbo are irrevocably committed to a Nigerian President from the South- East Zone in 2023.
f) That Imeobi Ohanaeze hereby empowers the President-General to constitute the Political Action Committee amongst others that will achieve the desired results in all the issued raised at the Imeobi.
g) That the President-General Amb. Prof. George Obiozor and the Secretary- General, Amb. Okey Emuchay, MFR or their authorized spokesman; are the only officials authorized by the Imeobi to issue statements on behalf of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide