2023: Ohanaeze sets up committee to lobby ‘essential stakeholders’ for Igbo presidency

The National Executive Committee of the umbrella Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has set up a committee to lobby “critical stakeholders” across the country to help the South East produce Nigeria’s president in 2023.

The committee, known as the Political Action Committee, is to be chaired by Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s General President, George Obiozor, while the General Secretary, Okey Emuchay, will serve as its secretariat.

Obiozor, who revealed this while speaking to reporters shortly after Ohanaeze’s NEC meeting in Enugu on Thursday, said the committee’s job was to recognize all “essential stakeholders” in the election and bring them together. persuade to support the Southeast to produce the president for fairness, justice and fairness.

He said, “This committee is a persuasive team. They will recognize those who are critical in the election from different parts of Nigeria and within our own group (South East) because there may be those who are critical here but they do not want to participate for some reason or reason. other.

“So we are going to encourage them, persuade them. But we are neither partisan nor political.

Speaking on the current state of Nigeria, the President General said that after some 62 years of national life, Nigerians need to reflect introspectively and retrospectively.

He however warned that ethno-regional nationalism is growing astronomically, arguing that it is time to rebuild and restore Nigerian nationalism and national spirit.

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