By Obinna Odogwu, awka
The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has appointed Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, the wife of the late Igbo Chief, Dim Chukwuemaka Odumegwu Ojukwu; Teacher. Chidi Odinkalu and Charly Boy in the Truth, Justice and Peace Committee set up to appease the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB).
The other committee members are: Dr. Joe Nwaorgu, Dr. Udenta Udenta, Dr. Uju Agomoh, Rev. Fr (Msgnr) Jerome Madueke, Canon Dr Okechukwu C. Obi-Okoye, Dr John Otu and M. Ngozi Odumuko.
The others are: Ms. Onyeka Onwenu, Dr. Joe Abah, Mr. Chukwuma Okpalaezeukwu, Mr. Sam Egwuatu and Professor Joseph Ikechebelu. The committee is chaired by Odinkalu while Ms. Ojukwu provides the secretariat.
The state government secretary, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, who signed the document, said the purpose of the committee was to seek a restorative justice approach for truth or facts, for the healing of victims of the violence, taking into account the responsibility and accountability of the actors.