Igbo leaders and governors in the area met on Sunday in Enugu.
They billed the us government to expedite action on all of the federal roads in the area.
The leaders also approved for any regional economic summit with support in the United Kingdom Department for Worldwide Development, DFID, slated to occur between 11 to 13 November 2017.
As a result of the meeting, the Igbo leaders frowned in the deplorable state of Akanu Ibiam Worldwide Airport terminal, specially the runway, the terminal structures and also the cargo shelter.
Contained in the Sunday meeting were Governors of Enugu State Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ebonyi State, David Umuahi and Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu.
Anambra and Imo states were symbolized by their Deputy governors, Eze Madumere and Nkem Okeke, correspondingly.
The Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu along with other people of the nation’s Assembly in the zone, President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, Loudspeakers of the 5 state Houses of Assembly within the zone, were and in the meeting.
They stated that “Further to the ending up in Mr. President earlier within the month around the deplorable state of infrastructure within the East especially federal roads for example Enugu-ninth mile- Onitsha road, Enugu- Port Harcourt road, Aba-Ikot Ekpene road, Okigwe-Owerri road and 9thmile-Makurdi Express road.
“The meeting known as on the us government to consider urgent stages in repairing the roads especially only at that dry season.
“Equally of importance may be the the deplorable state of Akanu Ibiam Worldwide Airport terminal particularly the runway, terminal structures and cargo shelter. We request that urgent steps automatically get to address the issues in the airport terminal.”