Months after the forum held her last meeting, Chairman of the Southeast Governors' Forum (SEGF) who is also the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi ha called another meeting of the forum. Photo Credit: The Nation The meeting of the Southeast Governors' Forum will be held between the five states governors in the Southeast geopolitical zone, some leaders of the Ohanaeze, some political leaders in the geopolitical zone, some religious leaders and some traditional leaders in the southeast geopolitical zone.
The meeting held by the Southeast Governors Forum yesterday at Enugu State was a huge success, as many pressing issues in the region were addressed. Among the issues discussed in the meeting, I was able to identify 3 out of them, to be the most important issues that were addressed.
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S/East Govs To IPOB Give Us Time To Negotiate With FG The Southeast Governors’ Forum yesterday appealed to secessionists in the zone to give it six months to negotiate solutions to their grievances with the Federal Government. The chairman of the forum, Dave Umahi, made the plea at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday while featuring on the regular Ministerial Press Briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Team.
After yesterday's Southeast Governors' Forum meeting in Enugu state, the chairman of the forum, Governor David Umahi, had a live interview with Channels Television's correspondent on the Sunrise daily show. While answering questions on the spate of insecurity in the Southeast, the Governor made mention of the plans of the Southeastern Governors.
The Chairman of Southeast Governors' Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, FNSE, FNATE and leaders of the Zone in a regional Security meeting at Lion House, Enugu. Some of the agenda discussed were security challenges in the South East, 2023 Presidential zoning to the South East and how to provide more jobs opportunities to the youths.
The lack of political synergy among governors of the Southeastern part of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is, surely, not more a strange news to anyone who is conversant with the geopolitical zone, in the recent time. Geopolitical zones were created in Nigeria to ensure rapid development of the country and, mostly, to give opportunity to the residents and leaders of the geopolitical zones to speak up and ask for their right toward fostering the well-being of the residents of the geopolitical zone.
Days After Nnamdi Kanu’s 14 days Ultimatum to the Southeast Governors, Governor of the Ebonyi State and Chairman Southeast Governors' Forum, Engineer David Umahi says the zone had banned open grazing of cattle in the zone. You will recall that Nnamdi Kanu, Supreme Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra,IPOB has on the 29th of January given an ultimatum to the Southeast Governors He gave the governors a 14days ultimatum or his security Network, Eastern Security will immediately ban and enforce the ban. Nnamdi
Active Endsars Activist, Aisha Yesufu has taken to her verified Twitter handle to react to the decision of the Southeast Governors after they kicked against the activities of violent secession groups in the Nation. Southeast Governors Forum || The Cable. The decision of the Southeast Governors came due to the incessant activities of the Unknown Gunmen and the destruction been unleashed on Government properties in the region.
Ebonyi State Governor and the chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum, Dave Umahi has said it again that the bandits destabilizing the Southeast are not Fulanis.According to the video and statement shared by Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, the Governor said that such people are from the Southeast.
Many hours ago, the Southeast governors publicly dissociated themselves from the agitations of the Indigenous People Of Biafra. David Umahi, the chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum, made this known at their meeting on Saturday. David Umahi made it known that the agitators don't speak for the entire Igbo tribe.
End SARS: Gov Ikpeazu establishes Ministry of Homeland Security for youths in Abia Amid the End SARS protests, the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has set up Ministry of Homeland Security in the state. Ikpeazu said the ministry was created to complement the efforts of security and to empower the youths. He disclosed this during the meeting of the Southeast Governors Forum held in Enugu. The meeting was held to address issues around the End SARS protest and its fallouts. According to Ikpeazu: “We have decided
1) Umahi Speaks On Igbo 2023 Presidency Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has hinted on the chances of the Southeast producing Nigeria’s next president in 2023. Umahi, the chairman of the Southeast Governors’ Forum, said the chances of the Southeast producing Nigeria’s president in 2023 lies in the hands of God.
Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has continued to maintain that he believes in one united Nigeria despite the challenges facing the country.Governor Umahi who said this in Abakaliki during the conclusion of the 8-day prayer and fasting session organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ebonyi Chapter, over the security situation in the state said that no one should talk about disintegrating the country.
Southeast Governors Forum on Sunday said it has waded into the rift between former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim and Billionaire Business man, Prince Authur Eze. Both illustrious sons of the region have recently engaged themselves in media war over unresolved disagreements dating back to the time of President Goodluck Jonathan administration. But, the governors, during their meeting on Sunday, directed Ohaneze Ndigbo National President, Nnia Nwodo to interface with the two
Chairman of Southeast Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, was seen fully decorated with the All Progressive Congress (APC) "Next Level" attire by the party caretaker committee chairman, Alh. Mai Bala Buni and other progressive governors, after meeting with them at the newly constructed government house in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. See photos below; Talking about Umahi's defection, as for me, I think the Ebonyi State Governor decided to move to a party where he feels he will be more
Image used to narrate the story The members of the Southeast Governors' Forum have denounced and denied any support thereof, for the agitations and secessionists agenda of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra(IPOB) groups in the region and any other part of the country, they stated.
Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi state has come out to throw more light on the issue of Insecurity in the Southeastern region which has always been alleged to be carried out by Members of the ESN and IPOB in the region.Umahi who is also the Chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum while featuring in a Channels TV Program this morning said that the call for secession by different people in the country is dangerous and if allowed to continue, it may escalate to a situation that may be difficult to contain later.
The governors at the gathering which was held in Owerri, Imo State capital declared the foundation of EBUBE AGU, which will have its base camp in Enugu State.The Chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum, Dave Umahi, who read a proclamation delivered toward the finish of the South-East Governors meeting communicated positive thinking that the improvement will support security.
Southeast Governors have ended the two -day closed-door meeting with critical stakeholders, women organizations, MASSOP group, and some youth organizations in the region on how to restore lasting peace and development across Southeast after the just ended EndSARS protest, social unrest across Nigeria. The two day closed-door meeting which held at Enugu state Government House, has the governors and stakeholders resolve to go back to their various states to take actions towards making things better in their states
The Chairman of Southeast Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi state, Engr. David Umahi, FNSE, FNATE has called on his supporters not to castigate the state’s National Assembly members and others who did not defect with him from PDP to the APC. Umahi gave the charge in Abakaliki during his formal declaration for APC in the presence of the party’s National Caretaker Chairman, MAI MALA BUNI and five progressive governors, including, governor of Kebbi state, Niger, Plateau and Jigawa among other top Party