- The southeast is very serious about putting an Igbo man in the federal seat of power in Abuja
- Ohanaeze overseas chairman, Anakwenze, said all stakeholders are on the ground to make the dream a reality
- Part of what is planned is letters to President Buhari, the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has insisted that it is bent on putting a president of Southeast origin in Aso Rock in 2023.
The Nation reports that the pan-Igbo group made the statement through its overseas chairman, Nwachukwu Anakwenze.
Anakwenze told the national daily newspaper that the southeast is leaving no stone unturned in its bid to make an Igbo man president in the next three years.
“We are serious about this project. In Overseas, Ndigbo see it as a major thing including other sections in this country.
Southeast governors, Ohanaeze Ndigbo reveal three key steps they are taking to achieve Igbo presidency in 2023
“If you look very well, you will notice that only the Southeast has not produced the president of Nigeria.”
Anakwenze, who also doubles as chairman of Igbo World Assembly, said the process has already started.
Legit.ng reported earlier that in a bid to achieve their aim of producing President Muhammadu Buhari's successor in 2023, southeast governors, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo and other stakeholders from the zone launched a new initiative.
The Igbo stakeholders said they will take three important steps under the new initiative.
The first step is a solidarity march which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, December 27.
In other news, Ohanaeze recently asked the federal government to send an executive bill to the National Assembly for the immediate creation of additional states and more local governments in the southeast.
Chuks Ibegbu, spokesman of the organisation, in a statement sent to journalists on Thursday, September 10, decried the losses Ndigbo incurred for having the least number of states and local government areas in Nigeria.
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Source: Legit Newspaper