An Igbo group, the Izu-Umunna Cultural Association (IUCA), has congratulated the new President of the Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr. John Nwodo, on his election.
A statement by its President, Dr. Ugo Ihekuna, and Secretary General Chief Elvis Chukwu, described Nwodo’s election as very apt, especially coming at a time the Igbo nation is facing a lot of challenges.
The statement said, “We are optimistic that your election will give Ohaneze Ndigbo a new sense of direction and purpose and lay to rest the lingering squabbles that had bugged down the smooth running of Ohaneze Ndigbo for some time now.”
IUCA urged Nwodo to bring his wealth of experience as a technocrat, statesman and administrator to bear on his new assignment, “We hope that the Ohaneze Ndigbo will direction and purpose under your leadership,” it added.
Izu-Umunna also congratulated the electoral body, led by Prof. Anya O Anya, for conducting a free and fair election.
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