Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has clarified the focus of his recent meeting with the South East governors in Enugu on Tuesday, July 2.

Contrary to speculations, the release of Nnamdi Kanu was not discussed during the meeting, which primarily centered around issues of regional development.

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In a statement released by his special assistant on media, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo emphasized that the meeting aimed to address crucial matters related to the advancement of the South East region.

Key topics on the agenda included security, infrastructure, economic cooperation, and collaboration to complement the national economic development agenda.

Obasanjo stated, “The meeting with them was at my invitation and of Chief Emeka Anyaoku before their summit begins. The issue of Nnamdi Kanu was not on the agenda and was not discussed in my presence.”

The meeting saw the participation of notable South East governors, including Hope Uzodinma of Imo, Alex Otti of Abia, Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra, Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi, and Peter Mbah of Enugu. Their presence underscored their commitment to regional development and collaboration.

During the discussions, the governors engaged in fruitful deliberations on various aspects of regional growth, such as enhancing security measures, improving infrastructure, and fostering economic cooperation.

The meeting served as a platform to explore strategies and initiatives that would contribute to the overall progress and prosperity of the South East region.

Former President Obasanjo’s engagement with the South East governors reflects his dedication to promoting regional development and fostering collaboration among key stakeholders.

By addressing critical issues and exploring avenues for cooperation, the meeting aimed to lay a solid foundation for the advancement of the South East region in alignment with the national economic development agenda.