Atiku, Tinubu, Obi: 'Only Candidate Ready to Protest Our Interest Will Get Our Endorsement', Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Atiku, Tinubu, Obi: 'Only Candidate Ready to Protest Our Interest Will Get Our Endorsement', Ohanaeze Ndigbo

  • The Ogun state chapter of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo has released criteria that will make it endorse a particular presidential candidate in the 2023 election
  • Ahead of the 2023 election, the group said it will only endorse a presidential candidate that is ready to protect the interest of the Ndigbo in the state
  • Eze Willy Ejimnkeoye, the global treasurer of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Eze Ndigbi one of Ogun state, made this known at a press briefing

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Abeokuta, Ogun - The Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Ogun state has disclosed that its members will only vote for the candidate that is ready to protest its interest.

Eze Willy Ejimnkeoye, the global treasurer of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Eze Ndigbi one of Ogun state, made this known at a press briefing which was held at the Eze Ndigbo palace in Ogun state, The Punch reported.

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Eze Ejimnkeoye added that the Eze Ndigbo would organise a town hall meeting for all the candidates, adding that this would guide and determine how the group would choose a candidate to endorse.

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According to him, the group is not ready to be careless in the choice of its preferred presidential candidate in the 2023 election.

Ejimnkeoye also clarified that the group had yet to support any governorship candidate in the state, saying that it would endorse a candidate when the Independent National Electoral Commission, pastes the final list of the state governorship candidates.

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He, therefore, advised the governorship candidates to ignore any Igbo or non-indigene peddling the endorsement of any party governorship candidate by the group.

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He also said that the group would hold a general meeting, where Igbo residents in the state would converge to deliberate on who to endorse among the candidates.

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