Buhari In Secret Meeting With Ekweremadu, South-East Govs
Moments after accusing the Buhari-led administration of unfairness to residents in the South-east, deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu has met with the president.
Ekweremadu, alongside four Southeast governors and Deputy Governor of Anambra state, met Buhari behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Southeast governors, who were led by the Deputy Senate President, arrived the State House at about 4.20p.m.
The affected governors include; Dave Umahi (Ebonyi); Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia); Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu) and deputy governor of Anambra Mr Nkem Okeke.
Rochas Okorocha was not present and he did not send a representative.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, was also seen heading towards the president’s mini conference hall, venue of the meeting.
NAN reports that even though the agenda of the meeting was not made public, the Southeast Governors’ Forum had told newsmen in Abuja that the governors would focus on national and regional issues.
During plenary on Wednesday, Ekweremadu accused the Buhari administration of being biased and of deliberately neglecting the south-east from the rail line development.
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