Displaced people from Baga listens to President Goodluck Jonathan (unseen) in a Maiduguri camp on January 15, 2015. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan met survivors from what is thought to be Boko Haram's worst attack in its six-year insurgency. H ~ OLATUNJI OMIRIN
Lagos - Ohanaeze Youth Council has stated that they are not happy with the lack of sincerity and unstable handling of issues affecting Igbo people, reports Naij.
The group said that they had put demands forward in the 2011 election for the current president to fulfill; however, it was not fulfilled. The council has argued that, in the 2011 election they assured the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) hundreds of votes which played a role in electing the ruling party into power, the council has explained that the PDP did not fulfill their end of the deal, which was to improve the life of the Igbo people as well as the rest of the nation.
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They council stated that, issues of employment was not looked into. They continued to argue that the construction of coal fired power plant was one of the main demands for and from the Igbo people; however, the ruling party did not look into it.
The group concluded by stating that violence has also been a problem for the state, as a result they vow to take alternative measures if main issues are not met before the general election on the 14th.
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