Ike Ekweremadu, Former Deputy Senate President, has on Monday expressed the unhappiness of the Igbos with there position in Nigeria.
He also said the Igbos have more than enough reasons to be discontented with the system in Nigeria.
Eye9ja understands that the EX Deputy Senate President made this known during the second Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Memorial Lecture at the Igbariam campus of Chukwiuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.
Ekweremadu, who was chairman of the occasion, revealed that unsatisfaction is the reason why the group is constantly agitating for better.
He said: “Ndigbo have many grouses which have made them not to be satisfied in the system, among which are the distribution of national wealth and infrastructure. This state of affairs does not make South East move forward. There are those, especially the younger generation that believes that the best way forward was separation from the Nigerian state and the actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra.
“This has resulted in agitations getting to a crescendo in recent years. But on the other hand, the school of thought to which I belong, believe that Igbo can actualize their potentials in a structured Nigeria.
“The Igbo, at various fora, have expressed their belief in a united Nigeria, but there is a need for true federalism, separation of powers, structural balance, rotational presidency, issue of local government creation, six-year one tenure for the president, among others.”