South-East Demands N3 Trillion Reparation For Civil War Damage

South-East Demands N3 Trillion Reparation For Civil War Damage

By ThisDay on July 14, 2014
File Photo: Delegates at the National Conference, Abuja in 2014

As the controversy over the proposed special intervention fund for terrorists affected areas rages, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo has made a bid for the payment of N400 billion to each of the South-Eastern states  by the Federal Government as reparations for damages suffered during the 30-month long civil war.

The south east claim was contained in a pamphlet distributed  Monday to delegates and journalists at the on-going national conference in Abuja.

In a bid to protect the South-East interest, 16 delegates from the zone led byGeneral Ike Nwachukwu (Rtd) sought an amendment to the proposed National Intervention Fund to empower the Federal Government to use part of the fund for reparation and reconstruction of the area.

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