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2023 Presidency: Ndigbo Not Happy With PDP – Ohanaeze
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2023 Presidency: Ndigbo Not Happy With PDP – Ohanaeze

PDP Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze has expressed its displeasure with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over its handling of the zoning of the party’s presidential ticket. Recall that the PDP has gone ahead to screen all the presidential aspirants on its platform despite huge calls that the position be zoned to the South-East. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Ohanaeze Secretary-General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, he accused the PDP of insincerity. “Ndigbo are not happy with the way PDP has abused the principles of the zoning formula enshrined in her constitution. “This is unacceptable and has brought open the suspicion that the PDP NWC is not sincere with the Igbos after milking the Igbo votes for 20 years. “Any attempts by the NWC to manipulate th...
2023: I Don’t Believe In Igbo Presidency, Zoning – Uwazuruike
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2023: I Don’t Believe In Igbo Presidency, Zoning – Uwazuruike

Ralph Uwazurike Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, the founder of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, and Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, has downplayed the call for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction. Uwazuruike said he doesn’t believe in the idea of Igbo Presidency, stressing that such should be discarded. He asserted this while hosting Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Owerri, Imo State on Saturday. Read Also: Umahi Picks APC Presidential Nomination Form The MASSOB founder said the race for who becomes Nigeria’s next president should be thrown open. Uwazuruike urged Nigerians to shun zoning because it had no place in the country’s constitution. According to Uwa...
MASSOB Lampoons South-East Govs For Stand on Biafra
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MASSOB Lampoons South-East Govs For Stand on Biafra

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has faulted the South-East governors for favouring Igbo presidency ahead of the 2023 general elections instead of the independence of Biafra. The group which said that majority of Igbos backed the actualisation of Biafra sovereignty, added that the position of the governors was in the minority. The Director of Information, MASSOB, Sunday Okereafor, in an interview with Punch, described the agitation by the Igbo elite for a person of Igbo extraction to replace President Muhammadu Buhari as a mirage as “the northerners will never allow an Igbo man become president of Nigeria.” “There is no way an Igbo man will ever rule Nigeria. Imagine the South-East governors are saying that they want Igbo presidency and ...