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No Secessionist Group Can Thrive, If Today’s Nigeria Is Experiencing Good Governance – Ohanaeze Ndigbo



No Secessionist Group Can Thrive, If Today's Nigeria Is Experiencing Good Governance – Ohanaeze Ndigbo

The President Basic of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Amb George Obiozor on Thursday says no secessionist group can achieve Nigeria if there may be good governance based mostly on fairness, justice and equity to all of the residents.


Talking throughout the official go to of President Mohammadu Buhari in Imo state, he stated “spite of all of the threats of secessionism or separatism
dealing with the nation, there isn’t any doubt that no secessionist ingredient can achieve Nigeria offered there may be good governance based mostly on fairness, justice and equity to all of the residents.

“Ndigbo are dedicated to Nigerian unity and there may be information for these making an attempt to push us out of Nigeria. Ndigbo in Nigeria are like fish within the ocean, irrespective of how tough the storm is, it can not drive the fish out of the ocean.

He stated go to of President Mohammadu Buhari to Imo state has reassures that there’s nonetheless purpose for optimism for Nigerian Unity.


“Mr. President your go to and presence at present in Igboland and Owerri, Imo State specifically has greater than political significance. In method of symbolism, this go to has thrown mild into the cloudiness and doubts surrounding the notion of the relations between your Authorities and Ndigbo.


“Your presence reassures us that there’s nonetheless purpose for optimism for Nigeria and Nigerian unity. I really feel very happy in my capability as President Basic Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide and on behalf of the galaxy of Ndigbo leaders gathered right here at present, and your complete Igbo Nation, to welcome Your Excellency wholeheartedly to Igboland.


It’s also our agency perception that this go to will mark the start of a brand new chapter of dialogue, cooperation and understanding between Ndigbo and your administration.

“Mr. President, in any case Nigeria has gone by way of in its practically sixty years of chequered historical past of crises and continuity and the spectacular patriotic position of Ndigbo to make sure its unity and survival, the constant notion that the Igbos are separatists and secessionists agitators is a historic fallacy,” he stated

Amb Obiozor stated Ndigbo are essentially the most federating unit amongst all Nigerian residents including “Typically talking wherever in Nigeria you don’t discover the Igbos, run away one thing is mistaken there. Igbos are market individuals and journey adventurers.


“Consequently, what defines the Igbo character is propensity for friendliness and harmonious peaceable coexistence and spirit of universalism of mankind. That is who we’re. Our Igbo adage says “Ojemba EnweIro”, actually translated – A traveler makes no enemies.

“Additionally one other false impression of Ndigbo is that Igbos can not converse with one voice, sarcastically that’s one other fallacy, there are extra issues that unite Ndigbo than divide them. However the Igbo spirit defies situations which are obstacles for the expression of their particular person or group opinion.

“This sense of egalitarianism is what defines the Igbo system of governance based mostly on liberal democracy and social justice. Mr. President, it’s on this context, that we see a brand new daybreak in your distinguished presence in Igboland and imagine that in your return to Abuja the importance and substance of this go to will type a brand new basis of a platform for significant dialogue on essential problems with concern to the Igbo Nation.

“Your Excellency, essentially the most pressing and crucial want of Ndigbo at present is safety. The safety of Ndigbo in Nigeria and past has develop into a compelling main duty of significant concern for Ndigbo. Regrettably our South East Zone has not too long ago develop into a theatre of battle, negating the peace-loving nature of our individuals. On this context Ohanaeze Ndigbo requires the institution of a zonal and state police equipment to assist and complement the prevailing Federal Safety structure.

“It’s on this identical vein that Ohanaeze Ndigbo, appeals to you, Mr. President, to see to the discharge of Igbo youths detained by numerous safety businesses throughout the nation.

“We respect the infrastructural work being undertaken by the Federal Authorities within the South East such because the
2nd Niger bridge. It symbolizes the unity and bridge throughout the varied areas of the nation. Nonetheless, the South East zone is in dire want of extra infrastructure sponsored by the Federal Authorities amongst these are roads, bridges, railways and ports.

“It’s the thought of view of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, one which can be shared by the Igbo folks that federal investments in these essential areas will revitalize the economic system and could have the tangential impact of dousing the youth restiveness
and unemployment within the zone.

“Mr. President, nothing is extra necessary to the Igbos in Nigeria at present, greater than the restoration of significant sense of
belonging and the spirit of Nigeria’s founding fathers based mostly on one nation, one future. And we imagine that is attainable by way of Devolution of Energy guaranteeing a way of stability in our political system,” he stated.