- Some Igbos have begun to lobby the United States of America in preparation for the 2023 presidency
- The Igbos, mostly aspirants for the election said, urged the US to make a strong case for power rotation to the southeast zone
- The 2023 presidential aspirants also called on the US to ensure that only good people are elected into electoral offices
Some potential southeast aspirants for the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria have begun moves to lobby the United States of America for their support for Igbo presidency.
The aspirants mainly of Igbo extraction at an event in Washington, D.C. said there was a consensus that zoning helped sustain stability in Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
Among the attendees was 2019 All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, now a member of Peoples Democratic Party Charles Udeogaranya.
Udeogaranya said the group was in the US to make a strong case for power rotation to the south and this time, the south-east zone.
He also said that it is expected that the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s in 2023 tenure in 2023, it is important that all political standing is made clear.
According to Udeogaranya, rotation for the seat of the presidency will help promote peace, unity, equity and progress in Africa’s most populous nation.
Also speaking, another APC aspirant in the last 2015 election, SKC Ogbonnia, said the most critical issue of importance to the masses is for the international community, particularly the US, to lend their support to a growing democratic, legal and non-violent revolution to uproot the status quo perpetuated by Nigeria’s corrupt cabal.
Ogbonna said such move by the US will ensure good people are elected into electoral offices come 2023.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that some high political ranking Igbo leaders are said to be strengthening the unity among them to ensure the region clinches seat of the presidency in Nigeria.
The leaders are also said to be closing ranks through series of meetings in order to intensify their efforts to achieve the aim attended by leaders of thought, prominent politicians, traditional rulers, businessmen, and industrialists, among others.
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