Ohanaeze Ndigbo has accused some past and present governors in the South-East geopolitical zone of working against it.
The group said that the governors have been punishing it because of their self-interest.
Ohanaeze spokesman, Chuks Ibegbu stated that only Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and ex-Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, supported the group in the last four years.
While stating that the problem pre-dated the 2019 general election, Ibegbu disclosed that it got to a head during the period.
The group’s spokesman, who spoke with Saturday Sun, explained that while some of the governors supported President Muhammadu Buhari in the election, Ohanaeze supported someone that it felt would restructure the country.
He alleged that some of the governors decided to punish the group for its choice.
Ibegbu said, “Because of their selfish interest, some of them were supporting President Muhammadu Buhari while others supported Abubakar Atiku but we went with our principled solution by going for someone that would restructure Nigeria but then these governors didn’t like it they decided to work against us.
“They started diverting the funds meant for the organization and downplaying the role of the apex head.
“We are advising them to be patriotic to the Igbo agenda as this could mean war on Igbo to the people.
“Some of them are dillydallying pretending Ohanaeze does not matter or belongs to somebody. Ohanaeze belongs to us all because it is there to protect us all.
“They need to support us financially, morally and psychologically. We need to stop being divided; we can’t be saying one thing and they are saying another. They need to stop working against our interest.
“Only Ugwuanyi and Rochas have been supporting us. Though Rochas owed us about 20 to 30 months before he left the office, Okorocha built a secretariat for the Ohanaeze, something nobody in Igbo land dreamt of doing.
“He supported Buhari and still paid his dues, he is a man who understands the difference between politics and ethnicity.”
The Herald recalls that Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano and Ohanaeze President-General, Chief John Nnia Nwodo rained insults on each other before the 2019 elections due to the latter’s decision to rally Igbos to vote for the presidential candidate of PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.