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Buhari’s appointments: Ohaneze Chieftain warns South-Easterners

*Says Igbos should not expect much from his administration.

*Asks Igbo investors to think home now or the zone may face bleak future.

Irked by the failure of President Buhari to include any Igbo in his recent key appointments, a Chieftain of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has urged the South-East governors to hastily create enabling environments to entice Igbo businessmen to relocate to their home zone.

Chief Damian Okeke-Ogene, the body’s treasurer said Ndigbo had lost hope in Buhari favouring them and should not expect too much from his administration.

He argued that if Ndigbo could survive the horrors of Biafra, that they have enough now to transform the South-East into a viable economic zone.

Chief Okeke-Ogene noted that “over 80% of our wealth is outside Igboland,” calling on Igbo industrialists to “bring our economy home” in order to establish industries to provide job for the teeming unemployed youths in the zone.

According to him, the president’s disregard of the Igbos in his appointments so far has justified many Igbos showing their “reservations for him during the presidential election”.

 

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