Wife of the president, Alisha Buhari, has on Thursday, urged the South East women to reject the calls for Biafra, adding that the unity of the country was not negotiable.
Aisha disclosed this while speaking at the 2017 Imo Women Annual August Meeting in Owerri, She charged women to work towards conflict resolution and peaceful coexistence in various communities.
According to her, “This gathering is a celebration of the resourcefulness of womanhood. It is important because at meetings like this, Igbo women gather to discuss developmental issues and peaceful coexistence at the community levels.”
Also speaking, wife of the Imo State Governor, Nkechi Rochas Okorocha, pointed out that from time immemorial, women had been agents of positive changes, growth and development.
She added that no society would do better without the contributions of women.
She said, “Women, now is the time for us all to answer this clarion call of coming together to continue building and fortifying bridges of friendship across the Niger and to believe in the mantra that there is strength in unity.”
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