Adopt Business friendly Policies in S’East – Group tells Governors

South East Youth Stakeholders has called on South Eastern governor’s to adopt business friendly policies that would attract Ndigbo’s investments back home .

This was contained in a communique issued by the group at the end of a one day Convention, themed “ Peace, Reconciliation and Stability in South East .“ held on Thursday 13 may at Awka.

The group comprised of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth, National Youth Council of Nigeria (south-East), Nigerian Youth Congress(South-East), National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and other youth leaders of South East extraction.

The Group also called on South-East Governors to encourage Community Policing, thus, strengthening and digitalizing the local vigilantes.

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‘The heightened insecurity in the South-East which had resulted in the loss of lives of our people, security agents and properties was highly regretted and we deeply commiserate with the families of the bereaved. We therefore call on the South-East Governors to synergize and liaise with the relevant stakeholders especially the youth to arrest the current security challenges in the South East.

‘We condemn in totality the wanton destruction of lives and properties in the South-East and call on the perpetrators of these criminal act to desist from such forthwith and seek for a proper means of airing their grievances’.

Further the leader Mr Chukwuma Okpalaezeukwu, in his speech demanded that South-East Governors should as a matter of urgency unproscribe IPOB (Indigenous People of Biafra) as a terrorist organization and to also release of all political prisoners of Igbo extraction.

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He also advised the South-East Governors to fully implement the recommendations of the ENDSARS panel reports especially on Youth Development while he charged that they review the Laws of their various State Security Council Committee to include critical youth stakeholders.

Mr Okpalaezeukwu, appealed that for the sake of fairness, equity and justice that every Political party should zone their Presidential candidate to the South-East.

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