South-East governors wade into Uzodinma, Okorocha feud

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The South-East Governors Forum has waded into the impasse between the Governor, Hope Uzodinma, and the state’s former governor, Rochas Okorocha.

A squabble ensued between both sides’ supporters on February 21 when Okorocha allegedly broke into the Royal Spring Palm Apartment, , sealed by the on February 19.

The situation was brought control by the Police Command, which later arrested the .

Chairman of the forum, Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Francis Nwaze, on Monday said the forum was already handling the issue.

Umahi said that contacts have already been made to resolve the impasse and assured that both parties have agreed to a truce.

“South-East are capable of settling their disputes internally instead of washing their linen in public.

“We sue for calm among the supporters of both to ensure a timely and amicable resolution of the disagreement,” the statement read.

The forum’s chairman urged Imo and south-east to conduct their business peacefully and according to the .

“They also shun provocative statements as we work towards restoring normalcy to the situation.”