Chief Mbazulike Amechi Visits Umahi, seeks S’East Govs support in Ending killings, Agitation

By Chinwe Imo-Eze Onwosi

Elder statesman and prominent Igbo leader, Chief Mbazulike Amechi has visited the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi to seek the support of South East governors in achieving peace and true reconciliation in the zone

Mbazulike also appealed to Igbo youths to stop the wanton killings and destruction of property in the South East stating that peace or reconciliation can never be achieved through violence.

The former minister of Aviation in the First republic while briefing journalists after a closed door meeting with, Umahi in Abakaliki expressed worry over the spate of killings of security agents and civilian in the country.

Mbazulike said he was in Abakaliki to brief Governor David Umahi on their mission to Aso Rock stating that the president was happy to receive their delegation as discussion was frank, sincere.

He said, “few days ago I led a small delegation of selected Igbo leaders to see the President of Nigeria on the growing tempo of violence in Nigeria, especially in the South East. The president was happy to receive our delegation and our discussion was frank, sincere and all targeted at finding peace and true reconciliation. We expect positive result.

“I have come to Ebonyi state to brief the Governor , who is the chairman Southeast Governor’s forum and to seek their support in our efforts to find peace.

” I am deeply worried and pained by the new spate of violence in which some policemen and civilian’s were killed. I am appealing to all who may be involved in these crimes to please cease fire and give peace a chance. Whether they are IPOB or MASSOB or known or unknown or agents of any organ or personality to stop it now. You can never achieve peace or reconciliation through violence. As the only surviving member of the government of the first republic, I appeal to all to respect my age and let me help to make peace before returning to my maker”.

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