Adamawa Igbo community vows to work for peace, progress of Nigeria


By; Tina Phineas, Yola.
Adamawa state chapter of the Igbo Cultural Association (ICA), has vowed to work for the peace and progress of the state and nation in general.
The newly elected state president of the association, Chief Ogbonna Paul Ebere, made this known Tuesday in Yola while delivering his formal acceptance speech.
“We will together join hands with all of you in maintaining and progress for the state and our nation Nigeria”, Ebere said.
While noting the objectives of ICA in promoting unity and peace among the Igbos, he noted that the era of conflicts and misunderstandings are over.
“My dear compatriots, Ndi-Igbo, we must place on record that days of wars are gone as days of building and planting for peace and unity are in vogue and in progress.
“We must not miss the wisdom and understanding of this generational duty-call and responsibility on us.
“The time of our unifications and understanding of one another is now. The days of healing the wounds of the past are now” Ebere said.
In his remarks, the Eze Ndi-Igbo of Adamawa, Chief Solomon Ebis, lauded the peaceful conduct of the ICA election and urged the new president and his executive to work toward uniting the Igbos in Adamawa.
Ebis lauded the government and people of Adamawa for their support to Igbo community in the state and urged for sustain peaceful coexistence.
Ebis said some of the challenges being faced by Igbos in parts of the state would be forwarded to the relevant authorities for necessary action.


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