South-East leaders meet with President Buhari, demand FG to declare state of emergency on roads in the region

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South-East leaders including state governors from the region, are currently in a meeting with President Buhari at the State House Council Chambers in Abuja.

The leaders during their meeting with the President, demanded a special Federal Government intervention for the speedy completion of the Enugu International airport and rehabilitation of federal roads in the region.

Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, who is also the Chairman southeast governors forum, made the request during the meeting. Umahi also made demand for a state of emergency to be declared on the roads in the South East.

The meeting which is still holding, has entered into a closed-door session.

Also in the State House for a meeting with the president are governors of the South-South region. They include Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa and Ifeanyi Okowa.