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Ohanaeze Ndigbo wants zoning of presidency inserted in Nigeria’s Structure

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The Council of Elders, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has talked about that rotating the nation’s presidency inner its six geo-political zones would possibly perchance presumably also simply nonetheless be made constitutional for equity, justice and fairness going forward.

Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, chairman of the council, talked about this whereas briefing journalists on the cease of its unprecedented assembly on Sunday in Abuja.

He talked about limiting the zoning of the nation’s presidency to the North and South is vague and can because of the this reality be unhappy.

Mr Iwuanyanwu talked about the council believes that if it used to be agreed that the presidency would possibly perchance presumably also simply nonetheless be zoned to the South in 2023, because the South-west and South-south had produced the nation’s presidents, it used to be now the turn of the South-east.

In response to him, the South-east leaders did the entirety doubtless to persuade the South-west and South-south leaders of the want for it to manufacture the nation’s next president in 2023.

He talked about the leaders, including Heart Belt leaders, agreed that it used to be the turn of the South-east and even made public statements to pink meat up the Igbo presidency in 2023.

He added that whereas the leaders agreed that it used to be the turn of the South-east to manufacture the nation’s next president on the cease of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure in 2023, the political class took a contrary decision.

“The political class, unfortunately, took one more decision which made us genuinely feel terribly betrayed, now not by the elders, but by the political class.

“Because we’re certain that the elders in the overall South and Heart Belt supported Igbo presidency in 2023.

“So it’s our solid uncover that issues with zoning the presidency would possibly perchance presumably also simply nonetheless be put in the Structure and it would possibly perchance possibly presumably also simply nonetheless be turned around among the many nation’s six geo-political zones.

“The inquire of rotating the presidency between North and South would possibly perchance be very vague, in any case, the federal persona would possibly perchance be very obtrusive,” Mr Iwuanyanwu talked about.

He added that even supposing the South-east geo-political zone used to be disappointed that none of the two well-known political parties zoned its presidential label to the quandary, it would now not boycott the 2023 total elections as being speculated.

He talked about Nigerians of Igbo extraction are well-known stakeholders in the Nigerian venture and the ideal tribe considered all over the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) doing companies and contributing to nationwide pattern.

“We’re now not going to abandon Nigeria, we’re the ideal investors in any share of the nation, so we’re now not going to withdraw our participation in any political actions.

“We are able to absolutely desire part in all political actions sooner than 2023 total elections, but we are going to trudge searching for and likely design a assertion later.

“However let or now not it’s known to Nigerians that Igbos are going to absolutely desire part in the 2023 total elections,” he talked about.

He, meanwhile, decried the scenario where certain folk made claims on behalf of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, including that the council had ideal one recognised building, headed by George Obiozor, its president total, and Okey Emuchay, its total secretary.

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“The Council of Elders, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, is shy that some folk design reckless statements on behalf of Ohanaeze. Nigerians would possibly perchance presumably also simply nonetheless ignore such folk.

“The appropriate folk well-liked to design statements on behalf of Ohanaeze are Professor George Obiozor and Ambassador Okey Emuchay,” Mr Iwuanyanwu talked about.

He added that the council had, nevertheless, passed a vote of absolute confidence on Mr Obiozor’s management because he used to be doing neatly.

He expressed recount over the present issues of security in the nation, asserting that there used to be a want for the federal govt to grasp extra to handle the scenario ahead of it will get out of hand.

He additionally expressed sadness over doubtlessly the most new killings of some worshipers at St. Francis Catholic Church Owo, Ondo Remark, noting that many of those killed had been of Igbo extraction.

He talked about the council had directed that a letter of condolence would possibly perchance presumably also simply nonetheless be despatched to the Ondo Remark governor to staunch the views and pink meat up of the council to the folk of the bid.

“By our Structure, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo Remark is our son-in-regulations and an honorary member of Ohanaeze because he is marrying our daughter so additionally their young folk,” Mr Iwuanyanwu talked about.

He further added that the council on the assembly, space up various committees to proffer ways of addressing components affecting the South-east quandary, especially in areas of training, electricity and security among others.

(NAN)

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