The Igbo Community Development Association (ICDA) Akwa Ibom State chapter has slated December 18, 2015 as the inauguration date for its newly elected State Executive members into office.
In a release Signed by Nze Obi Anthony, Chairman Electoral Inauguration Committee and made available to the press, the group said the inauguration will attract prominent sons and daughters of Igbo extraction from within and outside Akwa Ibom State as well as officials of governor Udom Emmanuel’s government.
Those to be inaugurated into office are; President General, Barr. Chidozie Charles Osuagwu, Eze, Dr. C.Y.C Umeakuka, paramount Ruler indigbo Akwa Ibom State and chief Alex Ajokwu, Traditional prime minister, among others.
However, leaders of the group explained that “the Igbo Community Development Association in Akwa Ibom State is not a political party like G8 and others floated by Igbo residents in State but a gathering of good reasoning Igbos in the State who are constitutionally empowered by freedom of human Right and choice to invoke love for one another”.
“We wish to warn some of our members who use the name of Igbo Community in their clandestine activities to curry favour from Akwa Ibom State Government, to desist from such dishonourable act”, the release Stated;.
The group which is an affiliate of Ohanaeze Ndigbo had on Saturday November 14, 2015 Conducted a free and fair election, in Uyo monitored by representatives of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Enugu State. The group commended the Akwa Ibom State government for the prevailing peace and security which has been very conducive for business and commercial activities and commended the anti-corruption crusade of President Muhammadu Buhari.
“We are in total support of president Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade and wish to call on Nigerians not to politicize his endeavour as people across party divide are being investigated by the economic and Finance Crimes Commission (EFCC)”.
“But we demand that Buhari should make true his promise to reveal names of public office holders who have voluntarily refunded their loot”, the group Stated.