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Past, present South-East Govs, others embezzled over N5.7trn LGAs’ allocation – Ohanaeze youths allege

The youth wing of apex Socio-cultural organization Worldwide, Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), has urged the past and present South-East Governors, Senators, Federal House of Representatives members to begin to prepare on how to account to Ndigbo what they did with their positions while occupying various political positions.


Some of those accused of misappropriating public funds were former ministers, Commissioners and Directors of agencies


Speaking in Owerri, Imo State capital on Monday, the OYC National President, Comrade Igboayaka O. Igboayaka, requested that all Igbo politicians who have held public offices in Igbo land should publish their achievements in both Local and national papers.


The council said It will lead a mob action against politicians who failed to comply with their mandate, as aggressive Igbo nation


On the extant youth restiveness and insecurity in South-East, the OYC blamed same on South-East Governors, Senators, Federal Reps. Members, State House of Assembly members, Ministers and various Directors of both federal and State parastetals, asserting that “their colossal failure in delivering good services to the people was the remote cause of what’s happening in the South East.”


Furthermore, OYC disclosed that, “State and Local Government allocations including 13% oil derivation are coming regularly and as at when due, but South-East past and present Governors are common criminals that have embezzled over 5.7 trillion local governments’ allocations.”


Continuing, the embittered youth leader said: “Since 1999 till date, over 5.7 trillion has been sent to South-East by the federal government of Nigeria.


“I, therefore, urge all pro-Biafra groups to question these our “unrepentant, common criminals” and leave the federal government alone. We must as a matter of fact, first of all, utilise what the federal government has given us, before confronting them with what they have not brought to us . We hold our criminal past and present Governors accountable first, then we can tackle federal government of Nigeria, over the ones they haven’t given us via political cum economic marginalization.


“Our State and Local Governments funds are embezzled by these criminal governors. They used them to satisfy their families, cronies and to gallivant.


“Those never do well governors only import foreign girls for sexual consumption while lavishing public funds on them.


“No state in Southeast has ever been denied federal allocations by the federal government of Nigeria. Allocations come frequently, yet these government officials have made it look like the problem of Ndigbo are Fulani or the federal government.”



(News Express)


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