Don’t use our name for campaigns, Ohanaeze warns politicians –

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, the Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, cautions against the use of its name and platform for political solicitation and sponsorship as well as personal entertainment.

The group’s secretary-general, Amb, issued the warning at a press conference at the Ohanaeze State Secretariat in Enugu on Tuesday. Good Emuchay.

According to Emuchay, those who visit political leaders and staunch supporters under the banner of Ohanaeze do so as private individuals and not on behalf of the group’s National Executive Council (NEC).

“Given the trends in the media since last Thursday, it was important for me to make this clarification,” he said.

The secretary-general denounced the personal and selfish enterprise that uses Ohanaeze’s name, adding: “It has become a cottage industry.

“Some people are going around, going from place to place, promising people that they will do so on behalf of the Igbo nation using the Ohanaeze name and platform.

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“To me, this is unacceptable and we call on those people to stop using Ohanaeze’s name to extort money from the public.

“That said, the NEC of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide did not make any visits to the Governor of Rivers State, the Honorable Nyesom Wike, Governor, last week.

“We have worked hard in the past to seek an audience with the Rivers State Governor. For over two years, the late President, myself and other stakeholders have had to engage with prominent Nigerian figures whose names I will not disclose.

“As a last resort I delivered a letter to the Governor via DHL on 18 January this year, which included informing him that Senior Chief Kroham Joel, Vice President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, had passed away.

“His family fixed a funeral date at his village in the Ahoda West Local Government Area. rivers state.

“So far, I have not received any response to that letter,” he said.

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