Pan-Igbo youth organisations will, on February 28, hold the World Ndigbo Youth Summit in Enugu.
Over 12 Igbo youth groups, from parts of the world and states are expected to participate.
Some of them are the Igbo Freedom Movement, World Ndigbo Youth Movement, Igbo Security Council, Igbo Liberation Youths, Igboezue Youth Movement, Biafra Action Congress, Movement for Eastern People, Ohanaeze Liberation Youths.
The Coordinator of the summit and President of the World Ndigbo Youth Movement, Mr. Ndubuisi Igwekani, told reporters that the the summit would canvass awareness for the emancipation of Igbo youths and take a position on the National Conference.
He said they were interested in how next year’s election would be conducted, adding that they would review take a position at the summit.
Igwekani said 2,000 participants would attend from the 36 states.
According to him, it was time the younger generation took power.
Said he: “We’ll deliberate on Ndigbo at the National Conference and the vacuum in Ohanaeze Ndigbo leadership.
“I urge Southeast governors and other Igbo groups to resolve the Ohanaeze crisis. If they don’t, Igbo youths will rise up and take up leadership.”
Source: Radio Biafra.