President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the new President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Professor George Obiozor to deploy his immense experience within and outside government to forge greater unity of the country.
He gave the advice in a congratulatory message to Prof. Obiozor who was Nigeria’s former Ambassador to the United States, Israel and Cyprus, on his election as the new President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
According to President Buhari, “Given Prof. Obiozor’s rich background, especially, in international affairs and pan-Nigerian commitment, I have little doubt that his election is well-deserved and will serve not only the interest of Ndigbo, but also that of his fatherland.”
“We need all hands to be on deck for this country to move forward in peace and unity,” the President added in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu.
While wishing the former Director-General, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) a successful tenure, President Buhari enjoins Prof Obiozor to be a “unifying force beyond his immediate constituency.”