By Ochereome Nnanna
THE forthcoming election for the change of guards in the apex umbrella of all Igbo people, Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo, is obviously going to be the most keenly contested in the history of the 44 year-old organisation. With the post of President-General zoned to Imo State while Abia provides the Secretary-General, an array of suitably and eminently qualified Igbo patriots has stepped forward to canvass for electoral support.
It is not surprising that this election is eliciting such great interest. It is coming at a time of great ferment; a historic juncture when people of sterner stuff are required to provide leadership for the Igbo nation. Nigeria is at the crossroads of history.
Some are saying that a badly-laid foundation is pushing this otherwise blessed country to the end-stages of an unworkable partnership. This is the moment that the country’s principal components must take responsibility and preserve the interests of their peoples either within the Nigerian…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper