- The apex Igbo socio-political organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo has thrown its weight behind the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party
- Ohanaeze Ndigbo noted that it is time for the southeast region to produce a president and Peter Obi is qualified for the position
- According to the organisation, if Obi was not on the ballot, it would have meant a sad gap for the 2023 presidential poll
The leadership of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has officially endorsed the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour party, Peter Obi.
The Punch reports that the apex Igbo socio-political organisation said that Obi represents the Nigerian conscience, moral probity, generational hope, redemption epiphany, and above all, the Igbo collective unconscious.
In a statement signed on Sunday, November 20, the publicity secretary of the organisation, Alex Ogbonnia, noted that Obi has filled what could have been referred to as a sad gap if he was not on the ballot.
It is the turn of the Igbo people
Ogbonnia in the statement titled, '2023: On SMBLF position we stand,’ said it is the turn of the Igbo people to lead Nigeria in the presidential capacity.
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“In the first place, going by the principles of zoning and rotation of power in Nigeria, which have been in existence since 1999, it is the turn of the South East of Nigeria to produce the president in 2023.
“Second, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has canvassed to various eminent persons in Nigeria, seeking their support for the presidency in the South East come 2023. We are delighted by the responses from various groups and highly placed patriotic Nigerians."
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