The governors of the south eastern state on Sunday, June 8, 2014 convened a South-East Governor’s Forum in Enugu condemning the attempt by Biafran Zionist Federation, (BZM) to declare the Republic of Biafra.
The chairman of the forum and Abia state governor, Theodore Orji asserted this after their meeting at the Enugu Government House.
He said: “We condemned the attempt by the so called Biafra Zionist Federation led by one Benjamin Igwe Onwuka, who earlier attempted to gain entry into government house, for the purpose of hoisting their flag and for invading the ESBS on Thursday, 5th June, 2014 in an attempt to take over the media house and declare the state of Biafra.”
In attendance at the forum were the governors of Abia, Ebonyi and Enugu states and deputy governors of Imo and Anambra states.
They sympathized with the families of Late Justice Chukwudifu Oputa, Late Professor Dora Akunyili and the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero who all passed away recently.
They however agreed to collaborate with each other in the on security issues.