Igbo stakeholders meet in USA

Posted by News Express | 12 May 2019 | 646 times

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The World Igbo Congress has concluded a preliminary session for its upcoming convention slated for August 30 to September 2 2019 in Houston, United States.

In a release by its Executive Director, Dr. Kenneth Igwe and his deputy Chief Godwin Ndukwe, the group agreed to work closely with leaders to remove obstacles frustrating growth of the international market hub centres in Aba and Onitsha.

The Congress agreed to tackle the insecurity and economic barriers affecting business activities in Igboland.

The group also frowned on the Nigerian authorities undignified silence, after the state-sponsored election malpractice aimed at disenfranchising Igbo voters in the last election.

The body invited all the elected governors and federal legislatures from the Eastern part of the country to the World Igbo Stakeholders meeting.

They also stated that discussions with American embassy are ongoing to ensure maximum cooperation for invitees. (The Guardian)

Source: News Express

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