The apex Igbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned the choice of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) to throw open its presidential ticket as an alternative of zoning it to the South East.
It stated that the place of the Southern and Center Belt Management Discussion board, the Southern Governors Discussion board and certainly all of the “right-thinking patriotic Nigerians” may be very clear that “a Northerner should not hand over to a Northerner” if Nigeria should survive.
It stated the PDP has a option to make; nominate a Northerner and fail woefully and be buried with an epitaph “there as soon as existed a treacherous political celebration which modified its aim put up on the center of the sport”.
Ohanaeze spokesman, Dr Alex Ogbonnia, who spoke solely with SaharaReporters on the decision of PDP to throw open its presidential for 2023 Presidency, stated, “It’s potential that Sen. Iyorcha Ayu wanted to throw the sale of the presidential kinds open to suit into the present bourgeois-democratic paradigm.”
Although the PDP added that consensus just isn’t out in its decision on the zoning of the presidential ticket, Ogbonnia stated, “The Igbo will quickly problem the PDP with our consensus candidate”, including that “this venture of a Nigerian President of South-East extraction is a desideratum; no going again, a to be or to not be existentialism.”
He stated, “Be reminded that simply as God offered a David with a stone to kill Goliath, that God has not modified. It is a simply trigger and the David will certainly come, how, I do not know, however come, he should.
“And to the Igbo that runs after presidential aspirants from different geopolitical zones, I’ll solely add that historical past is replete with how a betrayer ends.”