2023: Get Involved, Go For Quality Leadership, Ibegbu Charges Ndigbo At Igbo Day 22
It was a memorable Moment, as many Igbo leaders and stakeholders from all walks of life stormed Umuahia to celebrate the annual Igbo Day 2022.
Speaking at the epoch making event, which took place in Umuahia, over the week, the chairman of the occasion, Dr. Micheal Duru called on Ndigbo to unite and demand for their right in Nigeria.
He noted that Ndigbo have contributed their quota to National development and should team up with other progressive Nigerians to make Nigeria of our dream come true.
He advised Ndigbo to come out in large numbers to vote for those that can reposition Nigeria from 23.
Ealier in his IGBO DAY LECTURE, the leader of Nzuko Ndigbo and former spokesman of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, Chuks Ibegbu titled Ndigbo yesterday, today and tomorrow, he traced the genesis of Igbo geneology in the past and their trajectory in Nigeria till date.
“Let Ndigbo come together to build brigdes with other people of Nigeria and endeavour to go for quality a leadership.
Ibegbu who xrayed Igbo reality today and the progression for the future, lamented that the political leaders in Igbo land today “are far removed from the people, adding, “and that is one of the reasons for agitations in the land.”
Recounting on the past landmark achievements of the race, he implored Ndigbo to develop their land, saying, “I urge all Igbo Entrepreneurs, as well as those in diaspora to invest at home. Also, let our people get to be fully involved in the political process and elect only people that will protect Igbo interest in the 2023 general election”, he advised.
Meanwhile, the event which was attended also by Representatives ofAREWA, OODUA AND NIGER DELTA GROUPS, was marked by a one minute silence for the repose of Igbos that have paid the supreme sacrifice for nation building.
Highlights of the event were activities such as cultural display, speeches, solidarity messages, etc .