2023 Igbo Presidency: South-East leaders say that have made their presidency demands known to PMB

  • Sun Nov 22 2020

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Igbo leaders are of the firm believe that President Buhari will support a South-East candidate to succeed him, as they have already registered that thought in his mind. —————-> We have not had Igbo President since our return to democracy In 1999. Igbo leaders have vowed to unite and prepare heavily to take it by all means in 2023 —————-> South-East already speaking with one voice Nwodo , Ahamba, others said as they reaffirmed their ambition to produce the next president after end of President Buhari tenure in 2023. —————-> These notable Igbo leaders believe that the project is viable and that the Igbo are already speaking with one voice on the matter. —————-> As culled from vanguard newspapers, A former National Chairman of the PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, is of the strong view that Ndigbo are logically pursuing the project with dedication and one mind. —————> According to Nwodo, the recent defection of Umahi to the APC would not affect the chances of Ndigbo in securing the presidential seat in 2023. He said the idea is to secure the presidential ticket for an Igbo candidate from both the PDP and the ruling APC. The former Enugu governor noted that already the Igbo are speaking with one voice on the issue of the President of Nigeria emerging from the South-East in 2023 and expressed confidence that the project is realizable. ————-> According to him, the realization of the project would go a long way to address the glaring injustice already being perceived in the region. ————-> His words: “Recently, there was a presidential visit, led by the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, to South-East leaders of thought, governors from the zone, ministers, National Assembly members as well as religious and traditional leaders. ————> “The first demand was that we should be given the opportunity to produce the next President of Nigeria. —————-> “The whole of the Igbo leadership spoke with one voice, including women and youth leaders. ——-Source: Vanguardngr.com

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