Obey Orders on COVID19 prevention S/East Governors Warns all Igbos
Governors of the South East geo-political zone, on Sunday, met with some leaders of the zone, at the Government House, Enugu, directing all Igbos, dwelling in and outdoor Igbo land, to obey all the extant limit orders through the Presidency and the state governments the place they stay as properly as different precautionary measures by World Health Organization (WHO), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), etc, for the containment of the unfold of the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
Addressing newsmen after meeting, the Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, who was onceflanked with the aid of Host Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, their Imo State counterpart, Senator Hope Uzodimma, Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Ikem Okeke, his Abia State counterpart, Rt. Hon. Ude Oko Chukwu, President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, The Obi of Onitsha, HRM Igwe Alfred Achebe, Senator Dr. Jim Nwbodo and Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, amongst others, disclosed that the Forum resolved to similarly have interactionthe NCDC to scale up checking out of COVID-19 in the South East states.
Gov. Umahi, who cited that the current verbal exchange from the Inspector General of Police to the South East governors on the composition of Community Policing was once no longer in maintaining with the settlement they reached with the IGP at some stage in his remaining go to to the zone, stated that the governors and their leaders “request the IGP to revert to our preliminarysettlement reached on Community Policing at Enugu”.
The discussion board chairman maintained the South East governors “cannot commence implementation of it till the programme displays our formerlyagreement”.
According to Umahi, “the Forum agreed that all South East States Houses of Assembly must start the manner of enacting of State Security legal guidelinesin line with the South East Joint Security programme”.
On rejiging of the economy, Umahi cited that the “meeting agreed to set up committees in our a range of states to work with FGN, World Bank, CBN and NSIA in their quite a number programmes lined up to rejig the economy, specifically in the areas of Agriculture, SME and stable minerals”.
Speaking similarly he stated that the “meeting agreed to maintain a digital assembly with the Group MD of NNPC on the difficulty of linking our South East State capitals with fuel pipeline alongside with the pipeline programme of Federal Government of Nigeria, which is jogging from Imo State to Lagos State”.
On the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, the discussion board after receiving short on development of work from the Chairman, South East Governors Committee on the airport, Engr. Chris Okoye, counseled President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Aviation, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, different South East Governors and individuals of the airport committee.
The governors certain the humans of the area that “with the growth of work, we are hopeful that the Airport will re-open soonest, situation to COVID-19 Federal Government programme”.
The discussion board additionally counseledPresident Buhari, Minister of Works and Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State for the work growthon the Second Niger Bridge, being dealt with with the aid of Julius Berger.
Umahi stated that the assembly equally agreed that the management of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo “submit a working record in our subsequent assembly on placing up of South East Stabilization Fund”, concluding that “the subsequent Executive Committee assembly of the South East Traditional establishments shall be hosted with the aid of Ebonyi State