Southeast Governors Forum wades into Uzodinma, Okorocha's impasse


Chief David Nweze Umahi, Chairman Southeast Governors' Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State.

By Victor Nwegede

The southeast Governors' Forum has waded into the impasse ensuing between Governor Hope Uzodimma and the former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha.

This was contained in a statement issued and made available to newsmen by the Special Assistant to Governor Umahi on Monday.

According to the statement, the Chairman of the Forum who is also the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi has already made contacts and assured that the parties to the dispute have agreed to call a truce. He further explained that the leaders of the Southeast were capable of settling their disputes internally instead of washing their linen in the public.

Umahi called for calm among the supporters of the two political heavyweights to ensure a timely and amicable resolution of the disagreement within the shortest possible time.

The Southeast Governors' Forum Chairman called on people of Imo State and the South East Zone to go about their normal businesses and shun provocative statements  until normalcy is completely restored between the former Governor and his successor.

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