Sunday, October 20, 2013
S’East, S’South govs meet on unity
Sullivan Chime; Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji ; Delta State
Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan; Cross River State Governor, Liyel Imoke;
Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi; Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, John
Jonah and Ebonyi State Deputy Governor, Dave Umahi, at the meeting of
the governors of the South East and South states in Enugu. Photo: Hill
It was learnt that the governors discussed common areas of agreement
to be presented by the two zones to the National Conference Committee.
Those present at the meeting included Governors Liyel Imoke (Cross
River), Emmanuel Uduaghan (Delta), Peter Obi (Anambra), Theodore Orji
(Abia) and Sullivan Chime (Enugu).
The governors of Bayelsa and Ebonyi were represented by their deputies.
Meanwhile, the governors of the South-East are expected to meet with
leaders of Ohanaeze Ndigbo later this week to fine tune the position
of Ndigbo ahead of the National Conference.
Vanguard learnt that Ohanaeze decided at its Imeobi meeting on
Saturday to consult governors in the zone on the need to present a
common position at the conference.
A source said: "After meeting with the governors, Ohanaeze would make
its position on the conference public."