In a statement signed by the president general, Chief Chikezie Nwogwu and Secretary general, Austin ofonkasi ifedinezi, of the Igbo Delegate Association (IDA), have said they would not tolerate igbo’s in the 19 northern state running to their hometown during the 2019 general election.
They however warned that any member that flouts this directive will be fined.
The statement reads:
“We want our people to stay in their respective states and cast their votes.The era of running home during elections cannot be tolerated again.There is no need for us to go home at every election because if you do that you will automatically disenfranchise yourself.
“We have done a lot of sensitisation.We have also educated our people on this and we all agreed.That is why we decided to place an embargo. And if you travel, IDA will fine such person(s)”.