Emeka Wogu, former Nigeria Minister of Labour and Productiveness, has reacted to the emergence of Professor George Obiozor as the brand new President Common of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
Recall that two completely different elections held on Saturday and Sunday produced Chidi Ibeh and George Obiozor because the President Generals of Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
Reacting, Wogu expressed confidence that Professor Obiozor was effectively suited to resolve the challenges going through the Igbos particularly together with his wealth of information and lengthy years of expertise in public and worldwide service.
He congratulated the previous Envoy on his victory, saying that Obiozor possesses the capability to deal with rising challenges going through the Igbo nation.
The ex-Minister mentioned, “I’m undoubtedly satisfied that the emergence of Prof. Obiozor because the president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo got here proper in time when the Igbos are in determined want of constant management that can provoke us right into a strong voice in nationwide affairs.
Wogu prolonged his felicitations to the newly elected executives, amongst that are two indigenous sons of Abia State particularly; Ambassador Okey Emuchay who emerged because the Secretary-Common, and Dr. Kingsley Dozie Lawrence who emerged because the Vice President Common.
He wished them a fruitful tenure.
In the identical vein, the Chairman, South-East Governors’ Discussion board and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has recommended the instant previous President Common of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo for upholding the unity of Igbo nation and oneness of Nigeria all through his administration.
Governor Umahi, in a press release forwarded to DAILY POST on Tuesday by his Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Francis Nweze, referred to as on the brand new govt of the Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide to proceed to carry the oneness and unity of the SouthEast area and Nigeria.
“We’ve at all times stood for the unity of this nation as a result of the Igbos play very important roles within the unity and continuity of our nation Nigeria”
“Allow us to proceed to play politics with love, peace and religion in God figuring out that tomorrow will certainly be higher and greater”.
On his half, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma applauded the previous President Common Dr. Nnia Nwodo for making the Igbos proud via his pragmatic management.
Uzodinma additionally described Governor Umahi as among the finest and brightest in Igbo land who’s doing the nation proud via purposeful management.
“My coronary heart is stuffed with pleasure as a result of I can see a brand new nation. I wish to guarantee you prophetically talking that issues will change for higher in Igbo land”.
In the meantime, the instant previous President Common, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, thanked leaders and folks of the SouthEast area for his or her solidarity together with his administration.
Nwodo in his valedictory message suggested detractors to sheath their sword and tow the trail of peace.
He referred to as for assist for the brand new executives to allow them to succeed.