The South-East Senators met with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, September 26 over the agitations and proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB by the Federal Government.
As the National Assembly returned from their recess of over two months, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu led other Senators from the zone with intention to deliberate with the Presidency so that the tension may be doused.
Addressing State House Correspondents after the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Ekweremadu said they had fruitful discussion with the president over pressing issues affecting
the South East.
“For us from the South East, we believe that dialogue is better than any other form of engagement.
“So, we decided to visit the President and present to him some of the concerns of the South East including the issues of roads, general infrastructure; the rail, airports and others.”
On the resolution from the meeting with the President, Ekweremadu assured that Buhari expressed hope to take to look into the affairs.
“We also discussed the issue of security with him and of course the issue of IPOB. We had a good conversation and he promised to look into the issues”, he stated.