The Publicity Secretary of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, in Imo State, Jones Fcc Onwusoanya, has admitted that the South East geopolitical zone is being marginalized within the scheme of issues within the nation by the present federal authorities below President Muhammuadu Buhari.
Onwusoanya who spoke whereas reacting to the renovation of the Enugu Worldwide Airport, in a press release on Sunday, lamented that the geopolitical zone had continued to have fun insignificant federal appointments and insisted that the gesture was not sufficient to the folks of the zone.
He maintained that South East, if given assist to occupy the nation’s presidency, would redeem the nation from the myriads of challenges threatening the citizenry and her existence.
DAILY POST reviews that the airport was shut down final yr for a significant restore.
The mission led to the growth of the runway from one to 3 kilometres.
Nevertheless, the APC spokesman within the assertion mentioned, “the truth that each little drop of federal authorities mission on southeast soil or probably the most insignificant federal appointment is blown to excessive heavens by us – APC members within the Southeast – is sufficient proof that the Southeast is just not getting the suitable offers from the current federal authorities.
“To get the phrase throughout, bluntly; marginalization. Sure, the Southeast is being marginalized. We can’t proceed to candy tongue that reality.
“A folks as critically vital to the Nigerian union because the Igbos of the Southeast can’t proceed to have fun the opening of a renovated worldwide airport, like now we have been given an undeserved present by a beneficiant father. I dare remind all of us, as a really loyal Celebration man and full-blooded Igbo, that the Igbos deserve greater than they have, with no consideration and never a privilege”.
Onwusoanya mentioned, “I doubt if any ethnic group in Nigeria has contributed to Nigeria’s improvement greater than the Igbos. We pay extra tax, we create extra enterprise alternatives within the nation, now we have extra investments throughout the nation, but, we’re the least patronized by authorities”.
The Celebration Chieftain posited, “the one space we’re lagging dangerously behind is within the politics of our nation and that’s just because the system is rigged in opposition to us. Throw the political house open and see Ndigbo take over and truly redeem Nigeria”.