The leaders from the southeast and southwest have warned that the high number of presidential aspirants from the south was a threat to southern presidency.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has set up a committee to visit various Emirs and Obas across the country to draw support from them to support an Igbo presidential candidate.
The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, on Wednesday, April 20, challenged the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo to call on the IPOB to ceasefire.
Imo state governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has reiterated his consistent calls for dialogue in the southeast as a way to quell the recent uprising in the region.
Nigerians of Igbo extraction have been advised to ensure they extend their search for a president candidate in the 2023 election to states like Rivers and Delta
The Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan-Niger Delta Forum and the Middle Belt Forum have reacted to the PDP zoning of the presidency to the north.