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Heal The Wound Of 1967 Civil War On Igbo, Oluwo Tasks FG

As part of his determination to ensure sustainability of Nigeria’s unity, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to heal the wound and the damages inflicted on various ethnic groups, most especially the Igbos during the Nigerian civil war.

In a statement through his Press Secretary, Alli Ibraheem,.Oba Akanbi emphasised the need to call a unification conference to assess the destruction the civil war had on the Igbos and provide palliatives capable of promoting long term affinity among diverse ethnic groups in the nation.

Oluwo commended the resiliency and magnanimity of the Igbos towards Nigeria, describing the injury as enormous.

According to him, 'The Igbos are major stakeholders in Nigeria’s technological advancement, innovation and invention.

"I am calling on Federal Government to call a stakeholders meeting to assess and render proficient succour worthy to erase the harms caused by the war."

The monarch assured of his continuous and unalloyed support to encourage and promote the technological weight of the Igbos

Oba Akanbi pledged to visit Igbo monarchs in order to fraternise and brainstorm on ways to foster unity in the country.

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