2023: ACF Identifies What Southeast Leaders Must do if They Want to Produce Nigeria's President

2023: ACF Identifies What Southeast Leaders Must do if They Want to Produce Nigeria's President

  • ACF chairman, Audu Ogbeh, has shared his thought on the agitation for the southeast to produce President Buhari's successor
  • The former minister of agriculture said the guaranteed way to achieve an Igbo presidency is for the region to lobby
  • According to Ogbeh, the people of the southeast region should begin going around the country and talking to citizens

Kaduna - Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Chief Audu Ogbeh declared that threats and blackmail might not give southeast leaders and stakeholders the presidency.

Nigerian Tribune reports that the chairman Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) advised the region to lobby if they want to produce a president of Igbo extraction.

Chief Audu Ogbeh
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has advised the southeast region to lobby for the 2023 presidency. Photo credit: Audu Ogbeh
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Ogbeh, who made this known while speaking in an interview with newsmen in Kaduna, said that political parties should be left with the zoning of the presidency.

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According to him, the management of political parties has become low and hopeless, adding that they have now abandoned the constitutional responsibilities of holding their elected leaders accountable, The Sun added.

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While explaining that democracy encourages political power-seekers to be friendly, the ACF chairman noted they must reach out to stakeholders across the country in order to win their respective support.

Amaechi reveals how southeast can produce Nigeria's president

Legit.ng previously reported that elder statesman Mbazurike Amaechi said the only way an Igbo man can emerge as Nigeria's president in 2023 is for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zone their presidential tickets to the southeast.

Amaechi who is a former aviation minister in the First Republic said this on Thursday, December 2, in Abakaliki, the capital city of Ebonyi state.

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According to him, it will be difficult for the Igbo to win the presidential election in the country unless the two main parties concede their tickets to the region.

Denying Igbo presidency will be highest level of marginalization

In a related development, the former chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC) and president Pan-Ndigbo Foundation (PNF), Chief Simon Okeke, said that if Igbos are not given a chance to rule the country it shows the highest level of marginalization against the Ndigbo.

Chief Okeke made this statement during an interview on Friday, November 26, at his Amichi, Nnewi South local council, Anambra state home.

The Igbo leader who spoke on national issues disclosed that a peaceful agitation or protest is not an offence in Nigeria and all over the world, adding that there is a genuine move for a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction.

Source: Legit.ng

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