The Ohanaeze Youth Council and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra on Tuesday reacted to former Abia State governor, Orji Kalu’s assertion that the Igbo people are better traders than politicians.
The groups, which spoke in separate interviews with our correspondent in Enugu, differed in their reactions to Kalu’s statement.
The Ohanaeze Youth Council, the youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, asked the former governor to immediately apologise to the Igbo people and also retract his statement.
But the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra maintained that Kalu said the truth. The Editor-in-Chief of The Interview magazine, Mr. Azubuike Ishiekwene, in a statement on Monday, quoted Kalu as saying, in a recent interview with the magazine, that the Igbo were not as good in politics as they were in trading. Read more