Ohanaeze Ndigbo Seeks Arewa Forum’s Reinforce For 2023 Presidential Dispute

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Seeks Arewa Forum’s Reinforce For 2023 Presidential Dispute


The pan-Igbo socio-cultural community, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Monday appealed to its counterpart from the north to boost the South East to originate the next president in 2023 for the curiosity of justice and equity.

The Secretary-Traditional of Ohanaeze and leader of the Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction in 2023, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, made the enchantment when he led a delegation of Igbos on a courtesy visit to the President of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shettima in Kaduna Tell.

Isiguzoro reiterated that the Igbos are in complete reinforce of a united and indivisible Nigeria contrary to the requires secession by IPOB, describing the north as a deciding component on who becomes President of the nation subsequent yr.

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“All of us know that the North with their inhabitants and the massive majority will continuously play the characteristic of a kingmaker, being a deciding component in 2023 presidency. We unquestionably feel that basically the most attention-grabbing thing to originate is to migrate from the opposite facet of the sector and interphase with the particular of us that are holding the hundreds,” he stated.

The President of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Yerima Shettima receives the leader of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo delegation, Okechukwu Isiguzoro in Kaduna Tell on January 17, 2021.

“What took jam to the connection between Nnamdi Azikiwe and Tafawa Balewa? What took jam to the current relationship between the North and the East? Where did we rating it immoral, what transpired?

“Is it because one particular person somewhere decides to paint Igbos as if we are Biafrans? No, we predict about in a single Nigeria. The large majority inhabitants of Igbos are residing in 19 northern states. We fill got about N2.3 trillion charge of investments of Igbos in Northern Nigeria.

“And by so doing, we stated no. The appropriate thing we now fill to originate is to invent obvious that we reach out to the fulcrum of the society, the folks’s overall, Yerima Shettima to dialogue on the trend forward when it comes to 2023.”

He additionally stated that Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide has mapped out resources to boost any of the presidential candidates of Igbo extraction from the 2 critical political parties, including that Nigerians must have not any query or dread to trust an Igbo man with energy.

Responding, the president of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Yerima Shettima, described the visit as a welcome pattern, at the same time as he condemned the violent approach which IPOB adopted to call for secession.

He, nonetheless, kicked in opposition to the zoning of the presidency to a particular attach, pointing out that the contest desires to be thrown open for most attention-grabbing the competent candidate to emerge.

“You can’t deprive folks of soliciting for what they need and likewise you too can’t end them from anxious for what they judge, it is their authorized. But it unquestionably is both we meet and focus on about the flaws and agree in thought or we are in a position to focus on about it over and over,” he stated.

“Whether it would possibly maybe well maybe race your formula or my formula, we restful need every other. Basically the most attention-grabbing thing is that you advance and this your coming has unquestionably mended tiny or critical facet of what we felt within the northern section of the nation.

“Politics is about negotiation, it is about meeting folks to mumble about and foyer. You don’t ethical seat down to your tiny enclave and invent noise. Some of us that are here don’t know what sit-at-home procedure. We are within the northern section of the nation, it doesn’t impression us.

“It affects your financial system right away or in a roundabout procedure. But for us, we are elated because you would possibly well no longer uncover sit-at-home within the northern section of the nation, and we now fill stated it over time.”

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