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Okunola, a political ally of APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, made the remark on Thursday, October 31 in Lagos during a youth programme aimed at sensitising youths to get actively involved in politics.
A source who is conversant with the political trends in the region, however, said the bulk of the political heavyweights in the region were lukewarm about it because they were not convinced about its feasibility.
Southeast governors and senators have been urged to defect from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress as moves for the actualization of Igbo presidency in 2023 warm up.
In a bid to get a swift completion of the Enugu International Airport, southeast governors on Thursday, October 17, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Council Chambers, Abuja.
For the fourth time, hundreds of Nigerian Army troops and operatives of other security agencies in the south-east have been trained to begin the Operation Python Dance (Egwu Eke) in the region.
Peter Obi, running mate to Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, has said the south east has some of the best hands to pull Nigeria out economic challenges.