Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that “the problem with our country Nigeria is that they don’t understand the people called Igbo. Igbo, if I must describe us are the most misrepresented ethnic group in Nigeria. It’s only the Igbo amongst all other ethnic groups that can go to any other culture and settle to develop that culture”. This came as President Muhammadu Buhari commended traditional rulers in the country over their role during and after the 2019 elections, adding that the relative peace that existed could not be over-emphasized as a result of the role of the traditional rulers. The President and Okorocha spoke at the Post-election peace summit organized by the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, on Thursday at the Palace of Eze Imo, Owerri. Buhari stated that the responsibility of ensuring peace rests more squarely on the shoulders of the traditional rulers because they are more closer to the people than the Government. The President who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha remarked “My Royal Highnesses and Traditional Rulers, the presidency has saddled my office with the very responsibility of overseeing the Post-Election Peace Conference/Summit in… Read full this story
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