A non-governmental organization, the Igbo National Council (INC), has asked Anambra’s governor, Willie Obiano, to resign immediately because he has acted deliberately and through great negligence, turning the Igbo race into a monumental, colossal, and irreparable human being . have economic damage.
This was due to the explosion of a fuel tank in Upper Iweka, Onitsha in Anambra state on Wednesday, where many were injured and killed.
The Igbo group made this known in a press statement signed by its President, Chilos Godsent and the Publicity Secretary, Victor Bienie Emenike. The statement was obtained On, Friday morning in Umuahia, the capital city of Abia state.
According to the Council, “Investigation revealed that the inferno was, as a result of bad spots at upper-Iweka along Onitsha – Owerri road which caused a petrol tanker carrying fuel (PMS) to fall, resulting to outburst of fire that destroyed the entire livelihood of over two hundred thousand Nigerians.
“We note that the said bad spots at upper – Iweka along Onitsha – Owerri road cannot cause Anambra State Government more than two million (N2,000,000.00) to repair.
“We call on the Anambra State House of Assembly to commence an impeachment process against Gov. Willie Obiano if he fails to voluntarily resign before October 23rd, 2019.
“The INC also call on the Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command to immediately arrest and prosecute the Anambra State Commissioner for Works – Engr. Marcel Ejiofor and Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment – Mr. Don Adinuba respectively for willful violation of their oath of office, lies, negligence and ineptitude in the discharge of their duties as Commissioners.
“The Igbo National Council (INC) has joined with well-meaning Nigerians in welcoming the Ochanja – Onitsha fire victims, killing more than five people, including a wife and child, more than forty houses, and more than five thousand (5,000) business worth more than two hundred billion naira in less than four hours. “