A delegation of prominent Igbo sons and daughters was in Aso Villa Tuesday to express their sadness over the continued killing and marginalisation of their people in recent times.
The activities of herdsmen, the detention of Nnamdi Kanu, the massacre of protesters marking the 49th anniversary of Biafra this Monday, and non-appointment of Ndigbo to important positions in the Buhari government were among the issues they presented, a source told Eyeway.
On the delegation were former Senate president Kenechukwu Nnamani, George Moghalu, former senators Ifeanyi Ararume and Osita Izunaso, Sharon Ikeazor, and former executive vice-chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Engr. Ernest Ndukwe.
There were also politicians like Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, APC national vice-chairman (south-east) Hon. Emma Eneukwu, member of the APC Board of Trustees Chief Austin Edeze, Dr Uzoma Obiyo, and Chris Akomas.
The conversation with President Buhari took place behind closed doors. At the end, none of them agreed to speak to the press.
The presidency has yet to issue a statement on the visit.