The President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Barr Nnia Nwodo has assured Anambra people that their elections scheduled forNovember, 2017 will be held .
He made this declaration in an address at the Anambra state House of Assembly in Awka when he visited the members .He extolled the primal position of Anambra people in Igbo affairs and Nigeria affairs noted some Anambrarians that have brought glory to Igbo land. These included the Great Zik of Africa, Nwafor Orizu,Mokwugo Okoye, Osita Agwuna, Mbazuluike Amaechi, Pius Okigbo,,Odumegwu Ojukwu, Jerome Udoji, Chuba Okadigbo, Chimamanda Adichie, the world’s greatest scientist Philip Emeagwali . He lauded Governor Willy Obiano for his giant strides in the state .
He noted that nobody has the right to tell Anambrarians not to come out and vote for candidates of their choice in the oncoming elections and therefore countermanded the ‘no-election’ order by Nnamdi Kanu,the leader of IPOB.
In another development, the national deputy publicity secretary of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Chuks Ibegbu has absolved himself from the recent write ups on critical national issues by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council. He noted that the insinuation that he motivates ,writes or advises the writers of those releases is untrue.
He made it very clear that the mouth piece of Ohanaeze Ndigbo is the President General or the Publicity Unit/Any other person mandated to speak on behalf of the organisation.As the pioneer Secretary General and later Ag National President of the organisation it was very clear to him that the Youth wing of the body is subject to the parent body and should always consult it before making comments on sensitive national issues.
He warned against the dropping of his name by anybody.
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