Governors of the five South Eastern States have expressed their commitment to ensuring that the late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme is given a befitting burial.
The Governors made this known after their meeting at the Government House, Enugu.
Those in attendance were Governors Willie Obiano Anambra, Dave Umahi Ebonyi, Okezie Ikpeazu Abia, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Enugu who is the host while Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State was represented by his Deputy Prince Eze Mmadumere.
Addressing newsmen after the meeting, the Chairman of the South East Governors Forum, Mr Dave Umahi, said the forum had set up a committee headed by the Director General of the Forum’s Secretariat Professor Simon Ortuanya to oversee the realization of the objective.
He revealed that the forum during the meeting looked at the committee’s budget to ensure that it is well-planned to achieve the mandate.