The call by Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has received a response from Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), in the 2019 election for asking Igbo people to join the APC.
The bid of the southeast to produce the next president of Nigeria got a big boost when a former military leader of the country, Yakubu Gowon, gave the green light for an Igbo presidency.
A cewar sanarwar, tuni shugaba Buhari ya aike da sunan Dakta Obiora zuwa majalisar dattijai domin tabbatar da shi. "Shugaban kasa, Muhammadu Buhari, ya aike da suna Dakta Kingsley Isitua Obiora zuwa majalisar dattijai domin tabbat
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.
In a statement released by Ikechukwu Okafor, Chidoka's media aide, the former minister said allowing the south east to take hold of the number one seat of office in Nigeria will avoid a serious political crisis in the country.
A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC's) Board of Trustees (BoT), Joseph Okoloagu, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that he is succeeded by someone from the southeastern part of Nigeria in 2023.