No restriction on Ndigbo handshake — Ex-Ohanaeze scribe

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By Dennis Agbo

ENUGU—A former Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Richard Ozobu has said that the Igbo are not restricting allies, but are making friendships across the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria, through their Handshake Across the Niger conference. 

Speaking during an interview with Vanguard, Ozobu said that many handshakes between the Igbo and the Yoruba nationalities had taken place in the past, starting from the Nnamdi Azikwe era to Justice Eze Ozobu as President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo.

He further recalled that even handshakes from the Igbo across Benue and the Arewa had also taken place in the recent times, all in a bid for the Igbo to express their appreciation of a united Nigeria.

Ozobu who picked holes in the January 11, 2018 Handshake Across the Niger parley in Enugu,  said that in as much as the event was laudable, the Igbo were not very prepared…



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