The Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide, Ebonyi state chapter has urged Ebonyi people and Nigerians in general, not to compromise on the unity that binds them.
Dr Peter Mbam, President of the chapter gave the urge in Abakaliki while felicitating with Ebonyi people and Nigerians on the 26th anniversary of the state’s creation and the nation’s 62nd independence anniversary.
Mbam noted that Ebonyi and Nigeria have every reason to celebrate their self rule and emancipation from colonial rule respectively.
“Ebonyi has restored the unity existing among its sons and daughters as we salute all those who fought for its creation.
“We salute past governors of the state for their contributions and especially the incumbent Governor David Umahi for his numerous achievements.
“These achievements have catapulted Ebonyi from zero ladder to top in seven years of his administration with the quality and impact, second to none.
“The Ohaneze Ndigbo world wide is proud of these achievements and readily available to go all the way with you”.
The Ohaneze Ndigbo state president congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and principal officers on the occasion of the nation’s independence as the nation has a lot to look back to, these past years.
“We equally celebrate the Wife of Ebonyi Governor, Chief Mrs Rachael Umahi for her immeasurable support in the realisation of the state’s advancement.
“We also congratulate the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, the Chief Judge, member of the State Executive Council, among other top government functionaries on this aspicious occasion.
“We urge the citizens to always pray and support the government at all levels as together, we would achieve the Ebonyi and Nigerians of our dreams,”.