Governors from the south-east geo-political zone converged yesterday in Enugu under the aegis of South-East Governors Forum to condemn in strong terms the failed attempt by Biafra Zoinist’s Federation,BZF, to topple the Enugu State Government and hosit Biafra flag at government house on Thursday, June 5.
Chairman of the Forum, Chief Theodore Orji of Abia State while addressing newsmen at the end of the meeting at Enugu Government House said, “We condemn the attempt by the so called Biafra Zionist Fedreation led by Benjamin Onwuka, who earlier attempted to gain entry in to government house,Enugu.
“We condemn their attempt to hoist their flag at the government house and their invasion of Enugu State Broadcasting Service,ESBS, in their quest to take over the media house and declare a state of biafra.
“We have resolved to work jointly to tackle insecurity in the region especially kidnapping, armed robbrey.
“Our heart felt sympathy goes to the people of Kano emirate and government of Kano state on the demise of the Emir of Kano, Alh. Ado Bayero.
“We equally express shock and sorrow on the timely death of the former Minister of Infomation, Prof. Dora Akunyili and commiserate with her family, government and people of Anambra state.
“We commiserate with the family of the deceased jurist, Chukwudifu Oputa and will participate in the burial ceremony.”
Governors in attendance were host, Sullivan Chime,Enugu state, Martins Elechi, Ebonyi state, Deputy Governor, Anambra state, Dr. Nkem Okeke and Deputy governor, Imo state, Eze Madumere.