…set to unveil roadmaps
By Levinus Nwabughiogu-Abuja
Actualizing the Igbo presidency undertaking wouldn’t be possible with out the assist of different regional blocs, the World Igbo Summit Group, organizers of the world Igbo summit mentioned yesterday.
The group mentioned it was reaching out to teams similar to Arewa Consultative discussion board within the northern a part of the nation, the Afenifere within the south-west and the Niger Delta within the south-south area amongst others on how the south-east can produce the subsequent president of the nation in 2023 common elections.
The Director-Basic of the group, Dr Ifedi Okwenna made the disclosure at a press convention in Abuja.
He mentioned that the assembly would maintain throughout the sixth World Igbo Summit organized by the group, the Igbo Renaissance Centre of Gregory College Uturu, Abia State, and the leaders of the Igbo collectives, holding this Friday on the President Goodluck Jonathan Auditorium of the College.
He mentioned: “Certainly, contemplating our present and decided quest for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction, we should always use this chance to indicate robust management in reshaping and resetting the nation and in eradicating all obstacles and unjust buildings that enthrone injustice, inequity, lopsidedness and maladministration in Nigeria.
“That is the time our voice and demand for restructuring Nigeria and networking for our Presidential aspiration must be loudest.
“In appreciating the present challenges enumerated above and the urgency for Ndigbo to equally reset and exploit the alternatives therein, the sixth World Igbo Summit is being organized to reap concepts and choices going ahead.
“The sixth World Igbo Summit shall have in attendance nice little kids of Ala-Igbo within the seven Igbo talking states, Ndigbo in all elements of Nigeria and people within the Diaspora.
“It shall draw participation from Igbo management in Authorities, Politics, enterprise, organized sector, captains of Trade, youths and girls teams. Representatives of different Social Cultural teams similar to PANDEF, Afenifere, World Yoruba Summit Group, Middlebelt Discussion board, Arewa Consultative Discussion board and so on. shall attend and ship goodwill messages.
“If we inform you that we aren’t within the presidency of this nation, then, we’d not be telling you the reality. In all honesty, each man wants energy as a result of we now have been out of energy for a really very long time though we could also be divergent within the strategy most often. World Igbo is a powerhouse and all we come there to do is to breed concepts..as a matter of reality, there will probably be an govt session the place all of the presidential Aspirants are going to fulfill and quietly talk about on the best way ahead. That’s the very first thing that can come earlier than the convention itself begins.
“Most often, we will’t carry all different collectively if we’re taking part in individualistic politics however all of them have agreed to return to kind a roadmap. No person is on the market to combat anyone. What we’d like is how can we interact Nigerians. Now we have come to understand that the Igbo nation can’t be President on itself. We want different folks. That’s a part of the dialogue. Thanks that’s why we now have different cultural teams attending to this 12 months’s version.
“All we’d like is the mental energy, higher concepts, the technique to relate with the Niger Delta, our brothers within the south-west, the world teams as a result of we all know mainly that we will’t go and combat for the presidency, boxing Nigerians to provide us president. We positively must work and community with them than profit.
“We as Igbo should perceive that for us to do it regardless of the celebration you belong, all people go your celebration, preventing as a result of, on the finish of the day, no cultural teams offer you a ticket. It’s the celebration that offers you the ticket to contest the election. It’s only after we at our respective events that we will now say we’re prepared for it. So, I feel, mainly, that is a part of the rationale why we’re assembly. We’re eradicating our private curiosity, come to the desk and have a look at the pathway.”
Okwenna additional revealed that the summit will witness the revealing of a analysis doc on how the Igbo will notice their presidential ambition.
“As a matter, there may be analysis already performed on one of the best ways to realize Nigeria’s presidency of Igbo extraction. That analysis doc will probably be introduced on the govt session the place everybody will have a look at. That’s why we’re partnering with a college.
“The Presidential Aspirants will arrive there as Igbo sons. Now we have to community to be president”, he mentioned.
He added that the Summit will probably be declared open by the President-Basic of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief Nnia Nwodo whereas the previous Governor of outdated Abia State and present Minister of Science and Expertise, Dr Ogbonnaya Onuh will ship the Summit keynote tackle.
Public Colleges Do not Have The Capability To Observe Coronavirus Protocols
Hon Awaji-Inombek Abiante
Member of the Home Committee On Fundamental Training, Hon Awaji-Inombek Abiante, has acknowledged that following the second wave of coronavirus within the nation, public faculties don’t have the capability to look at the COVID-19 protocols.
Talking on a Channels Tv programme on Monday January 18, Abiante acknowledged that no person has executed something relative to offering the very fundamental technique of adhering to the protocols as laid down by the federal government, particularly with the general public faculties.
The lawmaker stated;
“Our considerations have been that no person sustainably has executed something relative to offering the very fundamental technique of adhering to the protocols as laid down by the federal government, particularly with the general public faculties.”
Hon. Abiante who referred to as on the Federal Authorities to supply info that reveals its readiness for faculties to reopen, additionally expressed considerations over the adherence stage in public faculties.
“There are faculties on this nation the place the pupils sleep underneath bushes, the problem of lodging may be very enormous in these faculties.
“What has the federal government executed between the primary wave of the COVID-19 and the second wave?
“We’ve no information suggesting and submitting that majority of the colleges have the capability and the willingness to make sure that the COVID-19 protocols are saved”.
COVID-19: Faculty Reopening, Irresponsible – Fani-Kayode Slams Buhari
A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has lashed out on the federal authorities for reopening private and non-private faculties in Nigeria.
Recall that the federal authorities ordered faculties to reopen on January 18 throughout the nation, regardless of rising instances of COVID-19.
Although the Ministry of Training has promised to observe resumption and compliance with COVID-19 protocols, some dad and mom have kicked towards the transfer.
Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation talking on the event described the reopening of colleges by Buhari as irresponsible.
In line with him, it isn’t proper for faculties to reopen at a time when the second wave of COVID-19 is ravaging the land.
On his Twitter web page, he wrote: “Probably the most irresponsible issues that Buhari has accomplished is to re-open faculties regardless of the spike in COVID-19 deaths and the vicious and virulent second wave that’s ravaging the land.
“Different nations which are experiencing a second wave have refused to open faculties. Why are we totally different?” He queried
Suspected Telephone Thief Set Ablaze By Irate Mob In Imo (Graphic Images)
Suspected Telephone Thief Set Ablaze By Irate Mob In Imo
A suspected cellphone thief acquired greater than he bargained for after he was set ablaze by a mob on the Egbeada worldwide market in Imo state over the weekend.
Based on reviews, the suspected thief tried to grab the cellphone of a feminine passerby. When she refused, he stabbed her within the course of.
Eyewitnesses caught up with him, beat him up, after which set him on fireplace. His charred physique remains to be mendacity on the street.
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