On Sunday, South East Governors and Members Of The national assembly from south east zone with the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo and speakers of South East state houses of assembly had a meeting in government house Enugu.
The resolution from the meeting they held is how south east will be developed and for the Federal government to approve most of the things they discussed with President Muhammad Buhari the last time Igbo leaders visited him in his Abuja government house office.
The South East governors, the members of National Assembly from the south east and the Igbo leaders agreed to tell the Federal government to:
* Approved the South East Economic summit in partnership with DFID to hold in Enugu from 11th to 13th November, 2017.
* Approved the visit of Brenthurst Foundation of South Africa to the South East region from 6th to 11th November, 2017 on an economic mission to the zone.
* Called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps in repairing the roads in the South East zone, especially now that the dry season is fast approaching, in furtherance of their earlier meeting with Mr. President on the deplorable state of infrastructure in the area, particularly federal roads, such as Enugu-9th Mile-Onitsha Road; Enugu-Port Harcourt Road; Aba-Ikot Ekpene Road; Okigwe-Owerri Road and 9th Mile-Makurdi Express Road etc.
* Requested that urgent steps be taken to address the deplorable state of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, especially the runway, terminal buildings and cargo shelter.
The attendants of the meeting are Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Governor David Umahi (Ebonyi); Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia); Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and other members of the National Assembly from the zone; President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo; Deputy Governors of Anambra and Imo States; some Speakers of the State Houses of Assembly, among others
Finally, they expressed satisfaction with the willingness and readiness of Anambra people to come out in mass and participate in the November 18, 2017 Governorship election.
They also urged INEC to ensure that the exercise takes place as scheduled.