The leadership of apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Southeast governors and other Igbo interest groups met on Thursday in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Themed Ndigbo and The State of the Nation: Prospects and Challenges, the focus was to discuss the political future of ndi Igbo especially in the current scheme of things in the country.
Co-hosted by the five Governors across the South East, the event was chaired by former Anambra State , Chief Jim Nwobodo. Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (rtd.) was the special guest of honour, while renowned scholar, Prof Anya O. Anya, was guest speaker at the occasion.
In attendance were Dr. George Obiozor, Dr. Paschal Dozie, His Excellency Allison Madueke, Chief S.N. Okeke, Dr. Emeka Ezife, Prof. Anya O. Anya, Chief Jim Nwobodo, Chief Enwo Igariwey, Comdr. Ebitu Ukiwe, Gov. Rochas Okorocha, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Lolo Cecilia Ezilo (Dep. Gov. Enugu state), Prince Eze Madumere (Deputy Gov. Imo) among other notable dignitaries of Igbo extraction.