BOMBSHELL: There Will Be No Election In South East And South South In 2019 If…. – Ezeife

On May 24, 2017 76 Comments

Former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has said that it is either Nigeria is restructured into six geopolitical zones or it goes into referendum to decide if the country will remain as one country or disintegrate.

Ezeife also said the Southern Peoples Assembly, SPA, will soon meet to take a decision on whether the people of southern Nigeria will participate in 2019 elections if the country was not restructured.

He went further to pre-empt that it is possible the people of southern part of Nigeria will boycott the election if President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration does not restructure the country immediately.

In fact, Ezeife gave Buhari’s government an ultimatum to immediately convene an urgent national summit, which its agenda, he suggested, would be to adopt a framework for the inevitable restructuring.

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Ezeife made the statement, yesterday, when he chaired the First Chinua Achebe International Conference organised by the Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

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At the conference, the Obi of Onitsha, HRM Igwe Alfred Achebe, said the late prolific author, Chinua Achebe, would always be remembered by Ndigbo for projecting the Igbo world view, the history, culture and cosmology.

Igbo, first settlers in Ile-Ife—Igwe Achebe

Achebe said the Igbo society existed beyond what Achebe recorded in his books, disclosing that a recent history book has ascribed to the Igbo as the original settlers in Ile-Ife and whom Oduduwa met, other than the present contest between the Ife and the Ugbo sections in Yoruba land.

Igwe Achebe, therefore, tasked the academia in the University of Nigeria to conduct further research that would either authenticate or dismiss the new study on Igbo origin and settlement.

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Most speakers at the opening ceremony of the three-day international conference freely used Chinua Achebe’s book entitled, “Things fall apart” to satirize the present political and economic crisis in Nigeria.

Ezeife said: “Today, the centre cannot hold any longer in Nigeria. Are we going to watch things fall apart and allow Nigeria disintegrate?

“Today, all speeches have been going in the way of referendum. It has come to a stage where it’s clear that if nothing is done, there will be no more Nigeria.

“My appeal, therefore, is that all hands must be on deck and all brains at work, otherwise the country will exist no more. First, there must be restructuring. After that and we don’t like it ,then any other things can come .”

Director of Institute of African Studies, Prof. Emeka Nwabueze, said the conference was a celebration to honour the sage, Chinua Achebe .

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Nwabueze said the institute decided to host the first Achebe conference since Achebe was a member of the university community.

He disclosed that all institutes of African Studies in the world will converge in UNN by November this year to draw a blueprint on how best to teach African studies.

Other persons who spoke at the conference included the former Governor of Imo state, Chief Ikedi Ohakim; former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Viola Onwuleri; veteran actor, Pete Edochie, among others.

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Comments (76)


  1. Emmanuel Onuoha says:

    Why didn’t he call for restructuring and referendum when he was eating under the zoo, or during Jonathan regime,ezeife is one of the Igbo political elite that’s looted the money meant to develop the southeast he is a hypocrite and those who support him are blind.

  2. Charles Timothy says:

    This man is a chameleon I don’t like him, the other day he said that he want restructuring and at the same time want Biafra. He is an Agent of APC . Ezeife or what ever they called u we don’t want restructuring what I want i mean what we want is Biafra or no election in south east I don’t know about south south…

  3. Mohammed Muktar says:

    We wish that to happen so that any of the minority tribe will take over the affair of the 2 regions wit government full support and life will go on smoothly without hindrances.

  4. Makachika Karicha says:

    Whats The Game? You Dont Vote In 2015 And You Are Suffering From It. Ndigbo Sold Their Common Senses To Acquire Political Power And Wealth, Nigeria Is Moving Forward, Ipob Members Repent, Nnamdi Kanu Has Repented And Begged Buhari.

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