What Buhari told South-East leaders [ photos]

The President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari hosted the leaders of South – Eastern State led by the deputy Senate president at the State House Abuja. People are eager to know What Buhari told South-East leaders. Here we will update you of What Buhari discussed with the leaders of the region.

The meeting have in attendance Chairman, Senate Committee on Power, the President of Ohanaeze, Chief Nnia Nwodo, Sen Enyinnaya Abaribe, Deputy Governor of Imo State, Chief Eze Madumere, Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Nken Okeke, Gov Okezi Ikpeazu of Abia State; Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, Vice President Yemi Osimbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari.

What Buhari told South-East leaders

The president used to opportunity to address the burning issues in the region. He told the South – East leaders that his government is anyway marginalised them.

What Buhari told South-East leaders
What Buhari told South-East leaders

What Buhari told South-East leaders

Buhari defended himself of the allegations of marginalisation when the issue was raised by the lgbo leaders. He told them that while seven states in the North got Ministers of State in his administration, the South East got four substantive ministers.

I gave South-East four substantive ministers in the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology and Labour.

“Seven states in the North got ministers of state; and of the two ministries headed by your sons, I cannot take any decision on foreign policy and investments without their input,’’ the President said.

What Buhari told South-East leaders
What Buhari told South-East leaders

The President also promise to give the region infrastructural development, Buhari assured them that the region will benefit more from roads and coastal rail projects, which are of critical importance to the economy. He said the Second  Niger Bridge, the East-West Road and the Coastal rail project, are receiving utmost attention from his administration.

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