Democracy Day: Ekwunife Hails S’East Governors for fostering regional integration, inclusivity, peace


By Tony Okafor, Awka

In a statement commemorating Democracy Day, Senator Uche Ekwunife, Director General of the South East Governors Forum, praised the governors of the South-East geopolitical zone for their efforts in addressing security and economic challenges in the region.

Ekwunife commended the governors, led by Imo State Governor Chief Hope Uzodimma, for implementing policies aimed at promoting regional integration, inclusivity, and peaceful coexistence among citizens.

The Director General expressed her delight at the renewed efforts of the South-East Governors under Uzodimma’s leadership, acknowledging their commitment to addressing the prevailing security and economic challenges in the zone.

Ekwunife’s statement highlighted the governors’ dedication to fostering a sense of unity and cooperation among the people of the South-East region.

She noted that the governors’ efforts have contributed significantly to promoting peace and stability in the region, creating an enabling environment for economic growth and development.

The South-East Governors Forum has been instrumental in promoting regional integration and cooperation among the five states in the zone, including Imo, Anambra, Abia, Enugu, and Ebonyi.

Under Uzodimma’s leadership, the forum has implemented various initiatives aimed at enhancing economic development, improving security, and promoting social welfare in the region.

Ekwunife’s commendation comes as Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day, marking the country’s transition to democratic rule in 1999.

The celebration provides an opportunity for Nigerians to reflect on the country’s democratic journey and the progress made so far.

In her statement, Ekwunife also felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Democracy Day, urging them to remain committed to the principles of democracy and good governance.

She emphasized the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing the challenges facing the country, calling on citizens to work together to build a more united and prosperous Nigeria.

Overall, Ekwunife’s commendation of the South-East governors underscores the importance of regional cooperation and integration in promoting peace, stability, and economic development in the country.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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