The South East Governors’ Forum yesterday met the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu in Enugu to find solution to its agitations.
Others at the meeting include: Eze Israel Kanu; Prof. Ben Nwabueze (SAN) and Mr Elliot Uko, leaders of Igbo Youth Movement.
The chairman of the forum, Gov. Dave Umahi in a communiqué issued at the end of a meeting between members of the forum and IPOB leaders, Nnamdi Kanu, stated that the meeting deliberated on the demands of the group and had noted their concerns.
“However, the meeting agreed that the demands by IPOB should not be absolute, rather, the governors shall immediately engage the IPOB to further meetings, he said.
The governor said that the meetings, which would also have in attendance other notable leaders of the group would be aimed at quickening the resolution of all issues amicably.
“We, therefore, request from all concerned to give the governors opportunity to amicably sort out the problems, ” Umahi said.
Governors in attendance during the meeting were, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State and Anambra Deputy Governor, Chief Nkem Okeke.