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Jonathan to attend Achebe’s funeral

*S-East leaders meet

By Tony Edike

South East political leaders , Saturday met in Enugu to map out reception plans for President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to the funeral of the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe next week.

Jonathan has confirmed his decision to attend the funeral which will take place at Ogidi, Anambra state.

Chairman of South East Governor’s forum, Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State told reporters that the meeting focused on reception for the president.

President Goodluck Jonathan 
President Goodluck Jonathan

The South East will ensure that the president’s visit would be memorable, he said.

At the meeting were secretary to the federal government, Anyim Pius Anyim, the South East governors, Senators, House of Representatives members, Speakers of the zone’s Assemblies and LG chairmen.


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