The Ohaneze Ndigbo, apex socio-cultural organization in the South-East Nigeria, on Sunday restated its stand on six zonal structures in the country.
In a communique issued after its meeting in Enugu, Ohaneze said such zonal structures should be invested with enormous powers.
The communique signed by Prof. Ben Obumselu, on behalf of the communique drafting committee read “Ndigbo thank our delegates and congratulate our delegates on the good work they have done so far and are still doing.
“Ndigbo reaffirm our support for six zonal structure in solidarity with the South-West, South-South and all delegates that share our common view on the way forward for Nigeria.
“Ndigbo unanimously affirm that we stand on the six zonal structure.
“On power devolution, Ndigbo are restating that power be devolved to the zones”.
“Ndigbo insist on proper application of the secularity of the Nigerian state.
“We reaffirm that citizenship rights should prevail as contained in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria”, the communique added.