In order to ensure that the region return to normalcy, the political leaders of the South-East region are requesting action from the federal government.
This followed a meeting of regional governors and elected National Assembly members held in Abuja on Monday.
The governor of Imo State and chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Senator Hope Uzodinma, stated that the federal government must help the governments in the area deal with their security issues.
The meeting was held in private and was attended by leaders from the South-East from various political perspectives.
Uzodinma declared the decision to ask the Federal Government for assistance at the conclusion of the meeting.
Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, the president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, and Sen. A Chris Ngige.
Beyond the attacks by gunmen and the Indigenous People of Biafra’s (IPOB) banned sit-at-home order, the political leaders declared their resolve to overcome other issues impeding the region’s development, regardless of their political differences.