by Dolapo Adelana
The governors of the five states in the South-East has agreed to meet with the Federal government to discuss the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Channels TV reports.
The governors met for the second time this year at the Enugu Government House.
Chairman of the forum and governor of Enugu, David Umahi said the meeting was held to discuss issues affecting the region.
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Umahi said, “The issue of IPOB, MASSOB, Kanu’s detention, ecological problems of South-East, various water dams that have been abandoned in the South-East, our challenges of power, our challenges of security and other concerns of our people. The South-East governors today agreed to immediately meet with the various and appropriate authorities of Federal presence to address these problems. We are very committed to this and actions have already started on these issues.”
Kanu has been in detention since 2015 for charges of treasonable felony.
Dolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, politics and sports.