Group restates request for state creation


By Anayo Okoli

UMUAHIA—THE National Association of States Movement, NASM, an umbrella body of people demanding the creation of additional states, has called on the Federal Government to hearken to the genuine request of Nigerians for new states.

According to the group, no argument against states creation would quench their quest for more states.

The group’s position was contained in a seven points communiqué signed by their national chairman, Elder Dr E. O Adaelu, the national vice chairman, Alh. Habibu Mohammed Gwarzo, the national secretary, Mr. Gbenga Omiwole, and the national director of publicity/ enlightenment, Mr. Godfrey Akara, after their meeting in Umuahia, Abia State.

The group said the creation of more states will certainly guarantee more employment/empowerment of the people who have been neglected for many years.

According to the communiqué, “creation of…

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