2023 Presidency: Ignoring Igbos not good sign for Nigeria – Amaechi on Atiku winning PDP ticket – Daily Post Nigeria

Bayelsa Govt breaks silence on total blackout
Ohanaeze: Okafor, Obiawuna back Isiguzoro on Okowa
NSCDC reacts to worsening insecurity in Zamfara, blames informants
Tinubu: Bauchi Polytechnic suspends female staff over alleged partisanship
Catholics banned from attending Fr. Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry
Ekiti Poll: Oyebanji boasts of victory after casting his vote
PDP candidate, Kolawole hails INEC over BVAS tech
Oyo residents will resist attempt to impeach Olaniyan – APC guber candidate, Folarin
Ekiti Decides: Mass turnout of voters, heavy security presence greet guber election
2023: ‘I am still in governorship race’ – Niger PDP guber candidate, Kantigi
Three arrested for allegedly producing fake vehicle documents in Kano
Bandits kill two, injure three in Zaria community
Four Nigerians arrested in Philippine for online scam
Bandits attack Bauchi communities, kill four people, injure three
Councillor elect, cousin beheaded in Benue community
Wande Coal called out for beating up Lagos resident
Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong arrested for allegedly defiling 16-year-old girl
Mbaka vs Peter Obi: Holy Spirit does not vote, get your PVC – Cubana Chief-Priest
BBNaija: 98 percent of married men in Nigeria have girlfriends – Boma
2023: Fr. Mbaka’s statement on Peter Obi shameful – Actor, Okon
NPFL: We are ready to derail Rivers United’s title hopes – Rangers Coach, Maikaba
EPL: Bad taste – Gary Neville gives verdict on Pogba’s Man Utd exit
NPFL: Plateau United still nursing title hopes despite Rivers United’s big lead
Transfer: Mbappe told Real Madrid to wait for him – Sanchez
Premier League new boys, Nottingham Forest interested in Awoniyi
Mbazuluike Amaechi, a First Republic Aviation Minister, on Thursday warned political parties against ignoring the Southeast ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
Amaechi warned that ignoring the Southeast ahead of the 2023 elections would not be a good sign for Nigeria.
He spoke exclusively to DAILY POST while reacting to the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The elder statesman also noted that whoever emerges as the presidential candidate of PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APC, is “my man.”
According to Amaechi: “All political parties are the products of our efforts to find a nation called Nigeria, and therefore, I’m the father of them all. Sometimes on May 29th, 2021, I summoned a meeting of APC and PDP in the Southeast and told them that it’s true that the Igbos have been disenfranchised in Nigeria and so deprived of their rights.
“Still, if they are going to fight for it, they have to unite and reduce the number of candidates they are having. As far as I’m concerned, whosoever wins, be it APC or PDP, is my man.
“If APC also fails to announce a candidate from the Southeast, this could lead to misunderstanding and ignoring the Southeast would not be a good sign for Nigeria.”
Atiku clinched the PDP presidential ticket during the party’s convention in Abuja on Saturday.
The Waziri of Adamawa defeated Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Saraki and other presidential aspirants to emerge as the party’s candidate.
Atiku polled 371 votes ahead of Wike who had 237 votes, and Saraki with 70.
Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, scored 38; Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, polled 20 votes; Anyim Pius Anyim scored 14, Sam Ohabunwa polled 1 and Olivia Tariela also scored one vote.
Presidency: What Southeast will do if Atiku picks Igbo as running mate – Ohanaeze chieftain
Obono-Obla laments, says new APC members taking over, weakening party in Cross River
PDP candidate, Kolawole hails INEC over BVAS tech
2023: ‘I am still in governorship race’ – Niger PDP guber candidate, Kantigi
Osun 2022: APC framing me up for defecting to PDP – Oyeyemi
2023 presidency: I’m an Igbo man, part of Southeast – Okowa
2023 presidency: Southern, Middle belt leaders reject Gov. Okowa
Atiku: PDP VP candidate, Okowa cool-headed – Anyim
Copyright © Daily Post Media Ltd


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.