Chairman of the South-east Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has made known to the public what they discussed with leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
Kanu and the governors on Wednesday met behind closed doors at the Government House in Enugu State for a meeting which commenced at about 2 p.m. ended by 4.30 p.m..
The governors were said to have told Kanu that dialogue and not confrontation was the only panacea to the agitation by IPOB.
Reading the communiqué after the meeting, Umahi said, “The meeting agreed that these demands by IPOB should not be absolute, rather the South-east Governors shall immediately engage the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, and the entire leadership of IPOB to further meetings and dialogue with a view to quickening the resolutions of all issues amicably.”
Kanu arrived Enugu Government House around 1.30 p.m. in company of a constitutional lawyer, Ben Nwabueze, who is the leader of Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, and Eliot Uko, deputy secretary of ILT.
Also in attendance were Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Anambra Deputy Governor, Nkem Okeke.