Igbo, Yoruba leaders meet in Enugu, demand restructuring of the country

Leaders from the South West and South East have called for stronger regional cooperation between Igbo and Yoruba to move Nigeria forward.

The leaders who made the call at a conference called The Handshake Across the Niger held in Enugu, with some leaders from the Middle Belt and South South regions in attendance.

In a communique issued at the end of the meeting, they called for the implementation of the 2014 national conference report, and restructuring of the nation.

They promised that the handshake will eventually be extended to the South South, Middle Belt, and other parts of the North.

They said that a joint act committee has been set up to actualize the objective.

Those at the event include Chief Ayo Adebanjo, the Obi of Onitsha, former governor Chukwuemeka Ezeife, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, former Governor Olusegun Mimiko, Senators Enyinaya Abaribe and Femi Okurounmu, as well as, Chief Olu Falae.

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