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Obasanjo Meets Iwuanyanwu, Ohanaeze Chieftains In Owerri

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Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has paid a visit to the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu in his Owerri, Imo State residence where he held discussion with Ohanaeze leaders on mutual interest.

This much was disclosed by the Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Ambassador Okey Emuchay who spoke in Umuahia on the outcome of the visit, saying, “issues of mutual interest” were discussed by the former President and Ohanaeze chieftains at the meeting.

According to the Ohanaeze Chief Scribe, the meeting was very symbolic and crucial as fruitful deliberations were held.

He, however, refused to give details of what was discussed during the courtesy visit but said the outcome would soon be appreciated by Ndigbo.

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“Issues of mutual interest were discussed. The PG informed Chief Obasanjo that Nigeria should erect monuments in his name for the sacrifices he has made.

“He recalled his role in ending the civil war with the slogan of no victor no vanquished; repayment of huge external debts and recovery of the economy during his time as President.

“He informed the former President that the Igbo nation would bestow honour on him appropriately.

“Remember that when Chief Obasanjo was President, he appointed several Igbo sons and daughters into his cabinet and other high profile positions. A sense of belonging was provided the Igbo nation during that time”.

The former President was said to have been accompanied by Otunba Oyewole Fasawe; while some Igbo leaders and Ohanaeze chieftains at the meeting were Ambassador Emuchay; former Minister for Aviation, Amb Kema Chikwe; and Bishop Sunday Onuoha. Nze Fidelis Ozichukwu; and Chief Tony ukasanya, were also among dignitaries at the meeting.

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