SOUTH-East Governors’ Forum
has set-up a 7-man committee
to investigate the recent clash
between the Nigerian Army and
the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra
(IPOB) members in Umuahia.
Mr Michael Udah, the
forum’s Director of Media and
Communications, in a statement
issued on Tuesday, said the
committee was expected to submit
its report during the forum’s
meeting scheduled for Sept.15.
Udah did not mention the
leader of the committee, but said
that it was set-up to proffer lasting
solutions to such problems and
forestall future occurrences.
“Reports in the social media that
the governors condemned the
alleged attack on IPOB members

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are false, but instead, they are
working assiduously to bring
lasting peace and stability to the
zone.
“I did not tell any medium on
the social and print media that
the governors condemned the
incident as they would soon meet
to review the situation,” he said.
Udah said that the governors
were consulting with relevant
stakeholders in the zone including
the military to ensure clarity of
positions.
“I urge my colleagues in the
media to exercise decorum in their
reportage to avoid creation of false
and embarrassing impressions
about sensitive national issues,”
Udah said.

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