The Creation of ABA STATE is Long Overdue, Chief Uzo Ihuka writes Tinubu | #NwokeukwuMascot
|Chief Uzo Ihuka|
Sir Uzo Ihuka, the president of Ngwa Patriot Forum in an open letter captioned: “FOR THE SAKE OF EQUITY AND JUSTICE: THE CREATION OF ABA STATE IS LONG OVERDUE.” Opined that the creation of the famous Aba state is long overdue.
The statesman made this publication following the call by an Anambra lawmaker who wrote the wrote president Bola Ahmed Tinubu, calling for the creation of a sixth state in the south-east to equate the number of states in other regions of Nigeria.
Chief Uzo Ihuka’s letter reads in full; “I just read an open letter written by the member representing the good people of Nnewi North Constituency, Hon. Sir Augustine Onyekachukwu Ike to Mr President, His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu therein he prayed Mr President to create ‘Ikemba State’ (in the honour of Late Dim Odimegwu Ojukwu, the Ikemba of Nnewi) out of the present day Anambra in other to strike balance of six states in each geopolitical unit. While I sincerely commend his courage for speaking up when many of us have lost our voices, some factors must be reconsidered.”