The Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has tasked the federal government of Nigeria under President Muhammed Buhari, to heal the wound of the damages inflicted on various ethnic groups most especially the Igbos by the 1967 civil war.
Oba Akanbi expressed the need to call a unification conference to assess the destruction of the civil war to Igbos and provide palliative capable of promoting long term affinity among diverse ethnic groups in the nation.
Oluwo commended the resiliency and magnanimity of the Igbos towards Nigeria, describing the injury as enormous.
He stated the Igbos are major stakeholders in Nigeria’s technological advancement, innovation and invention, calling on federal government to call a stakeholders meeting to assess and render proficient succour worthy to erase the harms caused by the war damages.
He further pledged to visit Igbo monarchs soon to fraternize and talk on the country’s unity.