Monday, October 10, 2016

Marginalisation Of Igbos By Buhari Will Not Last Long- Lawmaker

A House of Representatives member for Orumba North-South in Anambra  State, Mr. Sopuluchukwu Ezeonwuka, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to come to terms  with his position  as the President  of Nigeria.

Ezeonwuka spoke at Oko, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State on Saturday during his reception by the Okeani General Assembly.

He accused the Buhari administration of bigotry and lopsidedness in actions.

He said, “The moment you contested an election and won, you become the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and not the President of the North or South.

“Check out the appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari, south easterners were nowhere. In appointments of 24 persons, you have 21 from the North, one or two in the South-West, one in the South-South, and none in the South-East.

 “It’s quite unfortunate that Buhari has not yet assumed the position of the President of Nigeria. He is like somebody on a specific mission.”

The lawmaker, who is a member of the House Committee on Customs, pointed out that no person of Igbo origin was represented in the Customs management.

“The APC government should know that we are an integral part of this country called Nigeria. One thing is clear, the marginalisation of the Igbo will not last long. If you keep telling some people that you don’t want them, they can take a decision,” he said.