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Ohanaeze Youth cry to Buhari for SGF slot, nominate Onu
The youth wing of Igbo apex Socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider South East in the spirit of fairness occupy the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) office.
That president general of the council, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, expressed this in a statement on Thursday, June 13, adding that it will enhance equity, fairness in the country, Thecable reports.
Scannews 24 gathered that in his statement, alleged that the South East region had been relegated out of the leadership of the country.
The Youth group named Ogbonnaya Onu, former minister of science and technology, to fill the position of the SGF.
In his words: “The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth council worldwide had watched keenly the manipulated drama and scheme out of southeast zone from the leadership of National Assembly, judiciary and other security apparatus of the country, but rather than lamenting endlessly, we congratulate those who emerged as National assembly leaders.
“The will of the Almighty God, and we the younger generation of Ndigbo accept this realities as an act of fate, and we urge Igbo leaders to shield their battle swords and quietly go into “Ime Obi” and re-strategize ahead of time for the battle royal ahead in 2023.
“We should borrow leaf from southwest who were in similar situations between 2007 till 2015, before they bounced back in the present moment with President Buhari.
“We urge that equity should be balanced in zoning of SGF to southeast, and we unanimously nominate the leader who was part and parcel of that merger and the leader of defunct ANPP, His Excellency Dr Ogbonnaya Onu to be considered as the next SGF, for equity, fairness and natural justice and for Southeast not to be completely shut off from the executive council.
They however expressed implicit confidence that Onu has a wonderful enigmatic personality to assist President Buhari achieve the next level agenda.