President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, on Wednesday lamented the state of infrastructure in the South East zone.
NAN reports that he spoke in Enugu during Igbo leaders’ meeting with PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Nwodo lamented that the South East had not been carried along in the scheme of things in the country, adding that “appointments has been lopsided”.
He said that the state of infrastructure at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport was worrisome.
Also speaking, President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki said that the South East was very strategic to the economic growth of the country.
Saraki appealed to the people of the zone to take away their fears and support the candidate of the PDP.
“The South East represents the assets of the country because we need entrepreneurs and hard work to grow our economy.
“If this economy will grow, it must start from the South East. This is your election because Atiku wants to unite the country,” Saraki said.