Apex Igbo socio-cultural Organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has lauded President Bola Tinubu for the re-opening of Seme border for vehicle importation and called for more promising government policies that will better the lives of many Nigerians.
Ohanaeze said it appreciates such promising policies that will boost economic development, create revenue for the government and has favourable impacts on the lives of Nigerians than political appointments that will not translate into no economic benefits for Ndigbo.
A statement on Thursday, signed by the Secretary-General of Ohanaeze, Mazi Okechukwu lsiguzoro stated that realities on ground imply that Igbos need promising policies and infrastructural developments for South-East from Federal Government than political appointments.
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According to the statement, President Tinubu should halt the perceived persecution of Igbos in Lagos and other southwest States over alleged Igbo allegiance to the Labour Party, LP.
“Ndigbo has learned their lessons and is now more confident and convinced that President Tinubu’s policies will favour Ndigbo and Nigerians, unlike his predecessor. It appears that President Tinubu came prepared to restructure Nigeria for the betterment of Nigeria’s welfare. Igbos has reversed their stances after seeing that Mr President hit the grounds running from his first day in office.
Nothing that the Federal Government’s directives on the reopening of Seme Border were received warmly, stating that it signifies the end of an era of political and economic strangulation of Igbo businesses in Nigeria.
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