Dr Chukwuemeke Ezeife, a former Governor of previous Anambra, has stated that the individuals of the japanese area have been already projecting some individuals for the actualisation of an Igbo president in 2023.
He stated this at a information convention on Sunday in Abuja whereas talking on the necessity to have an Igbo president in 2023 which he stated was lengthy overdue.
The convention was organised by the International Motion for Igbo President in 2023.
Ezeife stated it was not true that having an Igbo president would possibly stay a mirage as a result of the individuals weren’t united as was being speculated.
He added that opposite to the hypothesis, the Igbo have been essentially the most united amongst different erthnic teams within the nation.
“The Igbo are distinguished individuals, individualistic and never beneath the command of any conventional ruler, however we’re extra united than some other ethnic group in Nigeria.
“Now we have been out of central energy for many years, not being President or Vice President, but when one thing is required, we are able to simply come collectively as one to talk,” he stated.
He stated he was comfortable that the problem of Igbo presidency was being raised.
Ezeife added that though the Igbo have been united on the problem of presidency, some individuals have been promote out and never Igbo sufficient to characterize the area.
“We don’t need ‘sellable’ individuals, we don’t need individuals who can promote their nation for cash, we don’t need people who find themselves too egocentric to assist others.
“If you happen to point out some names, they don’t seem to be Igbo sufficient and aren’t acceptable to us as a result of we all know they’ll promote out.
“So we’ll carry anyone who will present like to all, present like to Hausa, Yoruba and to his Igbo brothers and to all Nigerians.
“It’s too early to call names, however we’re projecting some individuals already,” he stated.
On the necessity to restructure the nation, the previous governor stated if Nigeria was properly organised, all people can be comfortable.
He added that Nigerians of Igbo extraction can be the happiest as a result of they need the biggest market doable to commerce in.
Additionally talking, Mr Godfrey Azu, Media Officer of the International Motion for Igbo President in 2023, maintained that the japanese area was lengthy overdue to provide a president for the nation.
He added that leaders of the area would use as a scapegoat, any politician from the area who betrays the individuals in 2023.
He additional added that leaders of the area have been able to go after any Igbo politician that disrupts the political waters come 2023.
In accordance with him, some politicians take pleasure in disrupting political waters and storing it so no one will drink from it.
“Now we have informed them, we all know them, many individuals we spoke to informed us that the most important drawback of Ndi-Igbo is Ndi-Igbo.
“We’re saying to Ndi-Igbo wherever they’re each within the Diaspora and in Nigeria that we have now begun this discourse and have progressed with this dialogue and attending to the purpose of reaching an answerable report.
“We won’t need to discover any man amongst them that goes to stir the waters.
“We’re sending the message additionally to our brothers and sisters within the North and within the South-West, we name upon the Kaduna and Lantang elite, the Caliphates and people in Katsina and the Lion of Boadilon highway.
“We name upon everybody of them, they know what their plans are and their secrets and techniques, however we’re saying sufficient is sufficient,” Azu stated.
He famous that Igbo have been so engrossed with their companies, going after getting cash, constructing the very best mansion, estates and motels each the place within the nation and throughout Africa.
He added that they, nevertheless, forgot that cash with out political energy was a waste of time within the journey of life.
This, he stated, was the rationale he was calling upon them to not solely be regional politicians, however to start to know nationwide politics.
Azu added that politicians of Igbo extraction ought to start to play key and pivotal function in nationwide politics in the event that they nonetheless believed they have been a part of the nation.
“The difficulty is believing you might be nonetheless a part of this Nigeria and performing to play a key function in deciding the religion of Ndi-Igbo throughout the nation’s nationwide politics.
“We will’t be a part of the tripod that shaped Nigeria at independence and two of the tripod are deciding the religion of all people on this nation.
“Two of the tripod resolve what financial system we make and what social life we go away and who turns into who within the politics.
“We’re saying within the Diaspora that sufficient is sufficient and we’re telling our brothers to rise to this problem,” he confused.
He added that he was comfortable that Nigerian youths have been starting rise, haven watched their #endsars protest on tv in the previous couple of days.
He famous that if the youth within the nation have been starting to understand their place within the society and within the political area, it was subsequently the precise time we started to know what it meant to organise a peaceable revolution.
In accordance with him, revolution was what made Tunisia and Egypt what they’re at this time as a rustic.
“Now we have come of age to have an Igbo president after 50 years of sacrifice, the one approach we are able to kill the spirit of succession within the nation is to offer Igbo man the presidency in 2023,” he stated.