According to him, Southeast governors received the supports even though at the time, the zone was in firm control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State who is the chairman of South-East Governors Forum stated this in a televised broadcast on Tuesday.
He has also directed security agencies to do everything possible to maintain law and order in the entire Ebonyi State while maintaining the ban of any procession and gathering of any kind throughout the state.
The Nnamdi Kanu led separatist movement declared May 31 as sit-at-home to commemorate the deaths of millions of Igbos who fought on the side of the defunct Biafra Republic and died during the Nigerian civil war.
While awarding a fine of one million against them, the panel held that they woefully failed to substantiate their forgery allegation against the governor.
The hearing which is also ongoing at other geo-political zones in the country is aimed at gathering public propoundment for a possible amendment of the 1999 constitution.
In one of the video clip circulating on social media, two armed men who attacked police operatives ignore residents who watched at a close range while they opened live rounds on the fleeing officers.