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Okonjo Iweala’s speech really cut deep and had all spellbound.
She started by chastising us on how we have been our biggest enemy by not supporting each other, we are too individualistic, we have left the sense of common purpose and focused on fragmentation.
She talked about the security challenges and why we should continue to work towards ending it.
She talked about the gas project currently ongoing in the region and encouraged the governors to push on.
She believes we can do better and should hold ourselves to higher standard after all, we Ndi Igbo and should never settle for less.
She pointed out the Budgit statistics figure which shows that some South Eastern states are doing relatively well especially Ebonyi and Anambra, but insisted that it is below expectation as we should aim higher.
She admonished the Govs to improve thteir IGR, judicious utilization of the FAAC, debt and challenged the Gov to do b