Tinubu Unveils bogus Agenda – Tinubu’s roadmap nigerian greatness

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Frontline Presidential aspirant and National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has shared his manifesto for the transformation of Nigeria if elected president of the country.
The APC presidential aspirant, according to a press statement signed by Bayo Onanuga, Director of Media and Communication, said his team will lead Nigeria to a new era of economic prosperity, peace, security and political stability. Tinubu, the Governor of Lagos State between 1999-2007, presented his vision within five thematic areas.

  • He promised to improve security by decentralizing the policing of the country and creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs simultaneously.
  • He promised to transform Nigeria into an enviable country and one where there will be justice, peace and prosperity for all, with a “robust economy”.

Titled ‘My Vision for Nigeria’, Tinubu promised in the document, “a nation transformed into greatness, the pride of Africa, a role model for all black people worldwide, and respected among all other countries.

  • “A vibrant and thriving democracy and a prosperous nation with a fast-growing industrial base, capable of producing the most basic needs of the people and exporting to other countries of the world.
  • “A country with a robust economy, where prosperity is broadly shared by all irrespective of class, region, and religion.
  • “A nation where its people enjoy all the basic needs, including a safe and secure environment, abundant food, affordable shelter, health care, and quality primary education for all.
  • “A nation founded on justice, peace, and prosperity for all.”

On the economy, Tinubu promised to build an economy that will make the nation’s Gross Development Product grow quicker annually for the next four years while also providing jobs for millions of youths in the country.
He also promised to launch a new National Industrial Policy focused on special intervention to reinvigorate specific strategic industries.

  • “I will focus on stimulating jobs, which will be my top priority as President. I will get Nigeria to work by launching a major public works program, a significant and heavy investment in infrastructure, and value-adding manufacturing and agriculture.
  • “My administration will build an efficient, fast-growing, and well-diversified emerging economy with a real GDP growth averaging 12% annually for the next four years, translating into millions of new jobs during this period,” he said.
  • Tinubu also promised to create six new Regional Economic Development Agencies, which will establish subregional industrial hubs to exploit each zone’s competitive advantage and optimize their potential for industrial growth.
  • The presidential aspirant also promised to formulate a new National Policy on Agriculture to boost food production.
  • He promised to promote the establishment of new commodity exchange boards, while also strengthening the one in Lagos in order to guarantee minimum pricing for agricultural products such as cotton, cocoa, rice, soya beans, corn, palm kernel, and groundnuts.

 

  • On infrastructure, Tinubu promised to “Build A New Nigeria (BANN)” by developing a National Infrastructure Plan, which will cover strategic roads, bridges, rail, water, power, seaports, and airports spanning the length and breadth of the country.
  • He said his administration will combine government funding, borrowing, public-private partnership, private sector financing and concession to initiate a medium and long-term financial model for the BANN initiative.
  • Tinubu further stated that his administration will target an electricity distribution goal of 15,000 megawatts across the country and ensure a sustainable 24/7 supply.

 

  • “On Electricity, I will embark on a renewed action-oriented focus and take immediate and urgent action on resolving existing challenges of power generation plants, gas purchasing, pricing, transmission, and distribution.
  • My administration’s critical goal is to have 15,000 megawatts distributable to all categories of consumers nationwide to ensure 24/7 sustainable supply within the next four years,” he added.

 

  • In the oil and gas sector, Tinubu said there will be no need for a subsidy because the market will be open and transparent.
  • “Supply will come from local refineries, and the forces of demand and supply will determine the price of petroleum products”.
  • My administration will establish a National Strategic Reserve for Petroleum Products to stabilize supply during unexpected shortages or surplus periods. This will eliminate any form of product shortages and prevent wild swings in prices.
  • Tinubu also spoke about his administration’s promise in the area of education, promising to increase the spending on education to 25 per cent of the nation’s budget.
  • He promised to continue the free school feeding programme of the APC, feeding “millions of primary school children across the country”.

 

  • In tertiary education, Tinubu said his administration eradicates strikes by tertiary institution workers by encouraging the tertiary institutions to source funds through grants and corporate sponsorships, with all the institutions granted financial autonomy.
  • Just like education, Tinubu also promised to increase the funding for health care in the annual budget to 10 per cent. According to him, the National Health Insurance Scheme will be relaunched to grant health insurance cover to most Nigerians.

Tinubu Unveils bogus Agenda

a) 25% annual budget for education
b) 10% annual budget for health
c) Decentralization of police
d) Introduction of commodity exchange
e) Total deregulation of the oil market and building of national storage to sustain supply
f) Stimulation of production and manufacturing for export
g) Target of 15,000MW generation and distribution of electricity

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I Can not Be Silent: A Prophetic Note To Nigeria by SimonMary A. Aihiokhai, Ph.D.

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Atiku-Abubakar

Last night, I became aware of the fact that Alhaji Abubakar Atiku has been elected the PDP presidential candidate. Atiku has campaigned that he will privatize the major companies that define economic life in Nigeria – the oil and gas industries. On surface value, such a political statement may come across as refreshing, especially in a country where poverty has come to define the very fabric of social life.

However, the crisis our world is experiencing today is one invented by neoliberal capitalism that has failed woefully. Neoliberalism argues for the takeover of national economic structures by the economic elite in the name of a free-market economy. Nothing is free about this type of economic system. It argues for the survival of the fittest, economically, but secretly positions itself to benefit the very rich who are the direct stakeholders and decision-makers of such an economic system. Look at what this type of economic system has done to all the countries that adopted it; from Latin America to Asia; from Europe to North America. Neoliberalism has widened the wealth gap between the poor and the rich and has progressively wiped off the middle class from the global economic map.

Privatization of national economies, as being advocated by Atiku, will facilitate the end of what we all know today to be Nigeria. Poverty will skyrocket in the country as the very rich become richer. Neoliberalism, in a basic economy as that of Nigeria, where there are no checks and balances, will be a total embrace of endemic corruption. Nigerians will all lose at the end of the day.

Nigeria does not need to embrace an economic system that all reasonable countries are now running away from. Yes, Nigeria has been governed by thieves and liars, but it cannot allow itself to be murdered for good by its unethical politicians. Yes, we all need food on the table, but that does not mean that we have to embrace national suicidal tendencies. Neoliberalism is national suicide.
Nigeria needs the following if it hopes to survive: one, systems that facilitate transparency. Go digital all the way. By this, I mean, have credible records in place that can trace transactions and the sources attached to them. Most of Nigeria’s corruption occurs in the vague areas defining transactions. Because there are no record-keeping going on in the country, it is difficult to track down correctly all transactions. Two, Nigeria needs to simplify all governmental transactions. For example, there is too much double keeping going on in Nigeria that are avenues for stealing public funds. Why must one do fingerprinting every five years to renew their passport? Fingerprints are unique to each human being. Capturing it once is enough. Yet, the Nigerian government wants you to do it in their agencies that are monopolized by individuals so that whoever is in office steals those revenues. Three, Nigeria needs to adopt very strong antitrust laws. It is economically dangerous to have monopolies in a country, especially when those monopolies are linked to the survival of the nation. Four, Nigeria needs to endow its state and federal universities, and then move away from running such universities. Each university ought to now be able to fend for itself. A strict policy of having health insurance and capital base for its institutions should be enforced. This will ensure that those institutions that are themselves no longer sustainable ought to be allowed to shut down. Nigerian billionaires ought to play prominent roles in endowing these institutions. Take a cue from institutions in the western world on how to endow your respective programs. Five, Nigeria needs infrastructures. Roads, electricity, clean water, and access to good food ought to be the focus of the next government. Nigeria which was once called the food basket of West Africa is today unable to feed its citizens. A country that cannot feed its citizens is a failed state. Period!

Nigerians, no need to forget how you all got duped. Today, you are at the mercy of those who have duped you. Atiku is one of those who duped Nigeria. Buhari is one of those who duped Nigeria. Tinubu is one of those who duped Nigeria. Oshiomole is one of those who duped Nigeria. Obasanjo is one of those who duped Nigeria. No politician running for office today is free from corruption. They are all corrupt. They have put in place a system that caters to the agenda of the corrupt. How can an honest Nigerian find 100 Million Naira to pay for the presidential ticket? This is a clear sign that Nigeria has embraced oligarchic rule. Nigerians need to revolt against this and fight it all the way to its Supreme Court. A presidential ticket for all parties should not cost more than N1.00. I said it, one Naira. As citizens of the nation, it is your right to run for office. Money ought not to be an obstacle. A vote for any of the current presidential candidates is a vote for self-destruction as a nation. Nigeria can do better. I encourage the younger generation who have a clear sense of political philosophy to rise up to the occasion and run for office.

Nigerians, insist on the candidates running for office to define their political philosophies. Insist that the political parties explain their political philosophies. A simple question you ought to ask these politicians is this: What makes PDP philosophically different from APC or APGA? Because there is no political philosophy, that is why you find these politicians jumping from one party to another as the wind blows. The only philosophy operating in Nigeria is that of stealing national funds. If you vote for any of these thieves, you are giving electoral validation to their agenda to steal national funds. You are poor today because you allowed thieves to define your future. Shake them off. Refuse to settle for mediocrity anymore. Nigeria has a promising future with the right leaders in place. Cultivate the culture of good leadership and let your voices be heard by the people and not by the thieves who today govern the nation.

Finally, Atiku is not the saviour you are expecting. Ask him how he made his wealth. He has many unanswered questions before him. The man is corrupt to his bone marrow. Never forget that. Nigeria, do not allow 2023 to surprise you anymore. Work towards freeing yourself from this marriage to thieves that you have found yourself in since you became independent in 1960. Enjoy!

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The Igbo Zone Had No Strategic Interest In This Election….Osita Chidoka

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HAVEN’T I BEEN SAYING THIS IN THE PAST? – Igbo Delegates and the future of Zoning: No other group did more damage to the idea of zoning than the 80 out of 95 Igbo delegates to the last People’s Democratic Party (PDP) convention, who cast their votes against Igbo aspirants. The 80 delegates and their sponsors, in a tragic display of lack of group consciousness and primacy of personal interest, sent the country a clear and loud message: zoning is not an issue dear to Ndigbo. Igbo PDP delegates told Nigerians that a President from the Southeast is not a priority and not an issue of justice and fairness. The country heard them.

Two years ago, I approached Gov. Peter Obi, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, and Sen. Pius Anyim and spoke on the phone with Gov. Dave Umahi with a single message – run for the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Gov. Peter Obi, at two meetings, told me he would not like to run against Atiku Abubakar and would consider a run if the party zoned the presidency to the Southeast. Sen Ekweremadu expressed his preference for the Governorship of Enugu State. Sen Anyim said he was watching the terrain, especially the zoning arrangement and would feed me back. Gov. Umahi was non-committal. I continued the engagement as I believed that these men had sufficient name recognition and networks that would aid a competitive run.
As time progressed, I started the campaign on zoning, calling on the country to respect a national agreement and convention. The campaign gathered steam as I traversed TV stations, online media, and radio stations, pushing the logic and rationale for zoning. I was a member of the PDP zoning committee for Party Offices and used the platform to argue strongly for zoning the Chairmanship to the North. We achieved it, but fell into a trap. We agreed to defer the decision on zoning elective offices.

After the zoning of the Chairmanship to the North, Sen Anyim contacted me and confirmed that he would run. I was happy, and we went to work. I provided advice, went with him to solicit the support of some key stakeholders, and joined him in submitting his form at the PDP. When I read online that Gov. Peter Obi had declared, I reached out to him and provided him with some data about his standing across the regions from an opinion poll. I kept reaching out to him. Mazi Sam Ohiabunwa visited with me, and we discussed at length. I encouraged Sen. Anyim to convene the meeting of Igbo Aspirants to create a platform that will ultimately help produce a consensus Igbo candidate.

Throughout the Primary campaigns, I did not visit or attend any campaign event of Alhaji Atiku, Dr Saraki, Gov. Tambuwal or Gov Bala save for when they came to speak to the Former Ministers Forum. On principle and at personal pain, I stayed away from people who had continually shown me friendship because I believe that our nation must be built on foundations of justice and equity.
Two nights before the Primaries, I joined an online meeting of select Igbo leaders. I passionately pleaded with them to endorse Sen. Anyim or Sam Ohuabunwa and make it public while reaching out to the Igbo PDP Governors and delegates to vote in one direction as a message to the country that Ndigbo are serious about zoning and fairness.

Vice President Atiku scored 371 votes which is three times more than the Northeast votes at 112 votes and more than 298 the combined votes of the Northeast and Northwest. Gov. Wike scored 237, which was almost twice the vote from the South-South. Saraki’s 70 votes indicate a strength beyond Kwara state, the same for Gov. Udom’s 38 votes.

Sen Anyim got 14 votes 13 clearly came from Ebonyi, and Sam Ohuabunwa got one vote. Fifteen votes from 95 delegates? The Igbo zone had no strategic interest in this election? No strategic objective? I feel bad. I feel humiliated not against Nigeria but against a group that could not come together in a rare moment of group consciousness to make a statement. Sad.
Nobody in the country thought the Igbo quest for Presidency was serious by the voting pattern at the convention. None of the Igbo candidates could win a vote from outside Igboland. Last year when I lamented about the absence of a show of strength by Igbo presidential aspirants at the PDP convention, many took offence. Many Ndigbo disagreed with me when I said that the three most influential politicians in Nigeria were Goodluck Jonathan, Yemi Osinbajo and Atiku Abubakar. The evidence is playing out.

One can only become President of Nigeria through a national platform. President Buhari learnt that lesson and built a national coalition in 2015. Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, Mallam Aminu Kano, Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Alhaji Waziri Ibrahim all experienced it and tried to form a Progressive national alliance.

In 1979, the National Party of Nigeria, a national platform, delivered a largely unknown Alhaji Shehu Shagari as President. Similarly, in 1993, the Social Democratic Party, a national platform, delivered Chief MKO Abiola. Furthermore, in 1999, the People’s Democratic Party a national platform produced Chief Obasanjo despite lacking support from his region. The same portends for Dr Goodluck Jonathan, from the smallest state in Nigeria. No politician will be elected President in Nigeria without a national platform. PDP is in danger of its national platform suffering serious erosion with Peter Obi and Rabiu Kwankwanso on the ballot. Who will profit from this erosion? I will deal with that soon.

From the ashes of this painful PDP outing, Ndigbo needs to rise and re-engage the country more positively. This effort must start with a focus on electing credible and vocal Igbo Governors in 2023. Anambra did well. The other four states must do likewise. The lack of leadership in Igboland is disturbing and could lead to grave and lasting consequences in our homeland.
To the country, I ask that this should not be a triumphalism moment. An emasculated Igbo political elite is a recipe for the continued growth of anti-nationalist and nativist politics amongst young Igbos, who view the political class as treacherous and devoid of redeeming features. The further spread of this brand of politics across the South is not in the interest of the Nigerian state. The country’s main political parties, APC and PDP should clearly state their zoning arrangement for subsequent elections and stick to it. Pushing the country back to ethnic parties or politics of winner-takes-all will lead to predictable outcomes that will not augur well for our march to nationhood.

Will Alhaji Atiku Abubakar keep his promise of a single term and consider rebuilding the PDP platform by aligning with Peter Obi and Kwankwaso? In 1999, Alliance for Democracy and All Peoples Party presented a President and Vice from the two parties. A loss of Igbo votes and a weak outing in the Kano/Jigawa axis will deal a major blow to the traditional PDP base. The reality is that the southeast will need the traditional PDP voting block to attain the Presidency. This is the time for brinkmanship, hard-nosed negotiations and political sagacity. Grandstanding will not help.
As for the APC, I pray they will find one of our Igbo sons worthy of their nomination. An action that will widen their base in the south. The country needs to confront its demons. The Igbo political class should stop sending mixed signals to the country, it is confusing.
Osita Chidoka
June 2022

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Breaking: Peter Obi dumps PDP, withdraws from Presidential race

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Former governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Obi announced his resignation in a letter dated 20, addressed to the National Chairman of the party.

In the letter sighted by Vanguard, Obi gave reasons for his withdrawal from the presidential race.

The letter said: “I am writing to intimate you of my resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which was conveyed to the Chairman of Agulu Ward 2. Anaocha LGA

“Anambra, effective Friday 20 May, 2022. Consequently, am by this letter informing you of my withdrawal for the PDP Presidential Primaries.

“It has been a great honour to contribute to nation-building efforts through our party. Unfortunately, recent developments within our party make it practically impossible to continue participating and making such constructive contributions.

“Our national challenges are deep-seated and require that we each make profound sacrifices towards rescuing our country. My commitment to rescuing Nigeria remains firm, even if the route differs.

“I wish to thank you personally for your graciousness and leadership. I wish you well and best of luck in the service of country.“

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2023: No Wonder Everyone Wants To Be President – Peter Psquare On Accountant-General’s Arrest

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Peter Okoye of Psquare music group has reacted to the arrest of the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.
Recall that Idris was suspended by the Minister of Finance, budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed.
His suspension came after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested him for allegedly diverting funds and laundering N80billion.
Shocked by the news, Peter urged Nigerian leaders to have conscience.
According to him, siphoning of public funds seems to be the reason everyone is contesting to be the next President of Nigeria.
The 40-year-old musician said this via his Twitter page.
His tweet read: “Just one that was appointed by the President looted 80 billion! Ahhhh! No wonder everybody wants to be the PRESIDENT of Nigeria!
“Chisus! 80 Billion! Abeg make una dey try get conscience na!”
By Sandra Priscilla

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APC Primaries: Osinbajo group dares Tinubu, says VP won’t step down

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pro-Yemi Osinbajo

Ahead of next week’s presidential convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, The Progressive Project TPP – an umbrella organization of all pro-Yemi Osinbajo support groups, has dismissed speculations that the vice president was considering stepping down for a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The group noted that as the APC prepares for its presidential primaries, paid agents and loyalists of some aspirants have intensified the spread of falsehoods against the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.

Director of Operations at The Progressive Project TPP, Alhaji Usman Aliyu Usman noted on Sunday that “some paid agents and other supporters who feel threatened by the candidature of Professor Osinbajo seem determined for a gutter fight which Osinbajo supporters cannot join”.

Part of the statement reads; “One of our visible supporters, Professor Olusola Adeyeye, a two-term Senator who represented Osun Central Senatorial District between 2011 to 2019 made some weighty statements about the APC presidential primaries on Saturday and by Sunday, really baseless and mischievous anti-Osinbajo statements began circulating.

“Unfortunately, one of these came from Mr. Daniel Bwala, an aide to Deputy Senate President, Senator Omo-Agege who currently appears to moonlight as spokesman for the Bola Tinubu campaign.

“Specifically, without any proof, Mr. Bwala started circulating a video clip with claims that Professor Yemi Osinbajo is ‘allegedly planning to step down for Asiwaju’; Mr. Bwala had no evidence and he ought to know better than going to town with such.”

“Without doubt, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is still riding high in the race and our decision not to interfere in some camps’ deliberate spread of illusion and untruths is only motivated by our genuine confidence in our candidate’s prospects.

“As stated long ago, no group linked to TPP will join any individual or group in playing gutter politics or smearing others but we need to unequivocally state that Professor Yemi Osinbajo is not contemplating any measure of capitulation to any candidate.

“While we are sworn to total allegiance to the Constitution, patriotic values and the spirit of good sportsmanship, we denounce the misleading information and unbecoming tricks that some supporters in other presidential candidates’ camps embrace so eagerly.

“We denounce too, the baseless ad unhelpful information being randomly disseminated by the likes of Mr. Bwala.

“In the interest of the nation and its democracy, TPP appeals to all aspirants and supporters at all levels to learn from the focused and principled campaign methods of Professor Osinbajo and his supporters whose collective determination towards actualizing Nigeria’s enduring greatness is a cause that genuinely deserves the support of all patriots.

“We categorically debunk the spate of falsehoods against PYO’s candidature and we urge all Nigerian patriots to look forward to join us in the forthcoming celebrations on the day after APC presidential primaries,’ the TPP official stated.

Meanwhile, the Tinubu Support Group TSG has appealed to delegates to consider the future of the nation and elect the former Lagos governor as presidential candidate of the party.

Head, Media and Publicity of the TSG, Tosin Adeyanju in an open letter to delegates said “it is an incontrovertible fact that Asiwaju Tinubu has the mental capacity, the political sagacity and the economic ingenuity required to steer the Nigerian ship to the promised land”.

“Patrick Henry famously declared that ‘I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past’. It is with the declaration of Patrick Henry in mind that I am writing to you all on why the choice of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the answer to a new Nigeria we have long desired. My letter to you all is to seek your vote for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in this forthcoming convention.

“Hence, I am appealing to all you, our dear party delegates to vote for Alhaji Ahmed Tinubu as the party presidential candidate. The future of this country and that of our children has made Asiwaju the right choice for a time like this when our country needs a tested turnaround.

“As a pro-democracy leader from the NADECO days, Senator in the third republic, two-time Governor of Lagos State and founding member of APC, Asiwaju is the most experienced and most qualified to be the next President of Nigeria”, he stated.

In a related development, the APC Professionals Forum has taken its quest for professionals and technocrats in the party to be given more roles to the leadership of the party.

A delegation led by the acting Chairman of its Board of Trustees, Dr Nkem Okeke which met the National Secretary of the party, Senator Iyiola Omisore, was emphatic that the party has an untapped pool of professionals that could easily add value to the party’s operations at all levels.

He said: “The narrative has to change to include this untapped pool of party members who have shown more than a passing interest in politics and governance in country.

“We have quite a number, not only in our midst but also within the rank and file, that are prepared for responsibilities so we crave the indulgence of the National Working Committee (NWC) to also look in the direction of professionals who are registered APC members.

“As a registered think-tank in the party, it falls within our mandate to contribute our quota to strengthening APC. We have therefore being holding consultations with registered professionals bodies in order to woo interested professionals into the party as well as to synergize with them in order to enhance professionalism in governance.

“And while the party is in the midst of electing candidates that will fly our flag in the various elections in 2023, we are hoping to organize conferences, retreats and symposia in partnership with the new APC leadership as part of preparations for the next general elections.”

Responding, Senator Omisore welcomed the idea behind the formation of APC Professionals Forum and promised to support its initiatives.

“We are prepared to work with you and have no problem including professionals in the activities of the party ahead of the next election,” he said.

The delegation which also included the National Coordinator of the forum, Hon. Akeem Akintayo also met the Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Abubakar Kyari, National Vice Chairman (South), Victor Giadom as well as National Organizing Secretary, Alhaji Sulaiman Argungu and his deputy, Nze Chidi Duru.

By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja

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2023: Ali Ndume, a Rare Blend of Pure Leadership Recipe to Unlocking the Presidency ~ Eze

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Amaechi’s Presidency, Nigeria Will Make Giant Strides to the Pride of Citizens.

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwumeka Eze, has said the emergence of Senator Ali Ndume, as the Presidential Campaign Director of the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi is the product of a tactical political engineering and an obvious pace-setter in the race for 2023.

In a statement made available to media houses in the country’s capital, Chief Eze said that given his resilience, foresight, doggedness and other distinguishing characteristics exhibited towards the Amaechi project, the Federal Lawmaker clearly represents a comprehensive blend of pure leadership recipe for success in every assigned project.

 

The party Chief emphasized that Ndume’s emergence was a pacesetter and after his appointment as Amaechi’s Campaign Chief, others gunning for the Presidency started shopping for and appointing people to lead their teams and that clearly points to the fact that the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi is well kitted and very much prepared for the task.

Eze said the result of feelers from the Consultative Tours and other strategic engagements of the Minister and his team directed by Sen. Ndume, has shown that the Borno South Senator is versed in the business of politics and has got the right keys needed to unlock the path to Aso Rock and solve the development puzzle of Nigeria.

Ndume, the Gwoza-born senate Committee Chair on Army is schooled in political battles and victories is very conversant with the politics of Nigeria and has shown patriotic credentials especially when he pointedly told the Senate President, Lawan that it will be unjust for him or another Northerner to think of contesting the 2023 general elections as a President. Such a statement can only be credited to a bold, egalitarian and patriotic leader.

Recounting what the Northern region stands to benefit from Amaechi’s Presidency, Senator Ali Ndume, told his people that the Northern region of Nigeria has more to gain from a Southern Presidency, which he described as “inevitable”.

Featuring as a guest on Channels Television’s programme, ‘Politics Today’, Ndume, who is a former leader of the Northern Caucus of the All Progressives Congress, insisted that the ruling party must zone its 2023 Presidency to the Southern region comprising the South-West, South-East and South-South geopolitical zones.

Eze quoted Ndume as saying, “I am a Nigerian, I am from the north and I believe in justice, equity and fairness. What Akeredolu said is my advice to the party. Even if they delayed it a bit, it doesn’t change the position; it is an inevitable one because the national chairman, in principle, not in writing was agreed from the north after the south has been the chairman. And as you can see, nobody contested the chairmanship of the APC from the south.

“In 2015, when it was also agreed in principle that the presidency should come from the north, nobody from the South-West, South-South went into the contest. It’s not because there were no capable hands here but (it was) based on this principle. So, this time around, I don’t think that should change.

“The principle of federal character is a constitutional matter. In fact, federal character is more encompassing than zoning; you zone based on federal character.

“If APC zones it and it should zone it to the south, then other parties can zone it to wherever they want and it is Nigerians that would choose whoever they want.

“Personally, I feel we will be better of with a President coming from the South. The current President comes from the North and if you look at it analytically, the South benefited more. So, if the President comes from the South, we (the North) will benefit more, just as we did previously under (then President Goodluck) Jonathan.”

Senator Ndume knowing the lean purse of Amaechi singlehandedly mobilised friends and associates to raise funds for the procurement of the APC Presidential Nomination form, this again singles him out as a man demonstrating leadership.

In all the visits both to the Obas, Traditional Rulers, Delegates, Opinion leaders, and Stakeholders, Eze said it has been encomiums on Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and approvals for his Nigerian project for 2023.

Eze expressed happiness that with the drafting of the former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Brutal, Senator Nurudeen Obateem, Hon Nasiru Ajanah, Mr. Suliman the former IGP and other great strategists lik Dr Dakuku Peterside, Senator Andrew Uchendu, Prince Tonye Princewill, Hon. Aso Wenah to help Senator Aliyu Ndume in this onerous task coupled with gh massive goodwill and supports pledged by the party leadership in over 30 States he has visited so far the road to Aso Rock seems to be clearer and better on daily basis.

Eze wept for joy after reading from The Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule. Read what this foresighted leader said when Amaechi visited his State, “Amaechi, your boss, your friend, the man you love President Muhammadu Buhari, has the final say. This is the man we all respect and believe in, where he goes is where we go. No governor can do otherwise,”

But listen to his further revelation: “But more than you can sell yourself, the team that is following you is intimidating. The team is a selling point. My dear brother, General Yusuf Buratai, is not one that follows people around. I know he must have heard something that l don’t know. His excellency, Amb. Yusuf Tugar is not known to follow people just like that. I’m ready to follow these your delegates.”

For the avoidance of doubt, Eze postulated that with the results so far gotten out of this tout the dream of Nigerians to have a better, agile and well equipped President to restore the dignity of our place in the comity of nations seems to be realizable very soon.

For those who are still in doubt of the prospects of Amaechi in this struggle, let me bring in the encouraging report by a good friend, Mr Michael Jegede in his report containing events of the few weeks of Amaechi’s consultative tour:

“Better placed as the bridge between the young and old generations, the 56-years-old ex-Rivers governor has, within the last two to three weeks, showed great vim, energy and strength as he moved with high speed from Delta to Rivers, Cross River, Edo, Bayelsa, having earlier covered the entire states in the South-West and South-East. His train moved progressively to Kaduna last Sunday from where it headed to Adamawa, Nasarawa, Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, FCT, Niger, Benue and Plateau between Monday and Thursday.

The acceptability of the Ikwerre-born consummate grassroots politician, a pragmatic and visionary leader, highly respected for his courage, doggedness and strength of character, could be seen from the level of support he is getting from the delegates.

For instance, in Taraba State, convinced that Nigerians will be the ultimate beneficiary of Amaechi’s stewardship, the APC delegates there vowed to give him at least 90 per cent of their votes on the day of the convention.

In Kaduna, the delegates were touched after listening to the testimony of their governor, Nasir El-Rufai, about the character and person of the former Transportation Minister and immediately endorsed him as their preferred choice.

While in Adamawa State where he equally got the assurances of party delegates, the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo Mustapha, gave Amaechi his blessing and prayed for his emergence as Nigeria’s President in 2023. The monarch believed that with what he did in his eight years as Rivers helmsman, Nigerians will enjoy the true dividends of democratic governance under his leadership as president.

The Chairman, Bayelsa State Council of Traditional Rulers, King Bubaraye Agada the 10th, was highly elated to receive Amaechi in Yenagoa during his visit to the state to interface with delegates.

He said: “We are delighted to have you, you are an aspirant who has come to do the needful.

“You are our son, I have never seen a resume or profile of your type being two-time Speaker, two-time Governor and two-time Minister; we must give you the needed support.”

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State, likewise an APC presidential aspirant, tacitly stepped down for Amaechi when he visited the state to engage the delegates.

According to Badaru, “One thing I respect about my big brother and friend (Amaechi) is that what you see is what you get. He doesn’t lie; he doesn’t pretend. He says it straight, and that’s the quality of leaders this country needs.

“So Jigawa delegates, when you think of me, think of Amaechi because we are the children of President Buhari, so on that day, it’s either I run or he runs, but for sure, I cannot run against him.”

In Plateau, the delegates in accord with their governor, Simon Lalong, unanimously adopted Amaechi, as their sole candidate, while revealing that he was the first APC presidential aspirant to visit the state ahead of the convention.

The story is the same from state to state. The majority of the delegates are at home with Amaechi and determined to gladly give him their votes at the forthcoming APC convention. They are of the notion that the vast experience he has garnered in governance, having been privileged to have consistently remained in the corridors of power since 1999, will stand him in good stead to perform as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Like many other well-meaning Nigerians, the delegates see Amaechi as the most qualified, competent and suitable candidate for the Presidency among those aspiring to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023″.

Eze finally highlighted that he is full of hope that Senator Ndume and his Team will surely deliver accordingly coupled with the feats of Amaechi during his period as Governor of Rivers State and now Minister of Decade, Nigeria is sure to witness a rapid turnaround in all spheres under an Amaechi presidency.

 

Amaechi has demonstrated that he is a visionary leader and has outlined his key plans for the country which include eradicating insecurity in Nigeria in all ramification

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APC Press Conference Speech -Senibo Finebone

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Senibo Finebone

Full Text of Press Conference By The Rivers State Chapter Of All Progressives Congress, APC, Held On Sunday, May 22, 2022, At The State Secretariat, 118 Woji Road, GRA, Port Harcourt

Gentlemen of the press, It has become expedient to address you as a means of clarifying and updating you with the recent happenings and present state of affairs of our great Party in Rivers State.

It is gratifying to recall that after the last national convention of the APC and the disposal of the very last court case against the party by the courts, our Party Chapter has been on fresh ascendancy and momentum.

So far, we have demonstrated the readiness and willingness to actively participate in the electioneering process which has kicked off with the conduct of delegate congresses.

Recall that due to the compact calendar of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, occasioned by the Electoral Act 2022, our Party shifted its Delegate Congresses twice. Eventually, sale of Forms for the Delegate Congresses was widely advertised and sold between Monday 9th May and 11:00pm on 11th May, 2022 at the State Party Secretariat, 118 Woji Road, Port Harcourt. Subsequently, the collated names of Delegates Aspirants was forwarded to the 319 Wards in readiness for the Congresses.

In line with the directive of APC National Headquarters, a Vetting Committee, headed by the State Legal Adviser, was also set up to vet the documentations of State Assembly Aspirants between 11th and 12th May, 2022. This was given wide publicity in the media prior to and during the exercise.

On 17th May, 2022 the APC Rivers State Congress and Screening Committee led by the Chairman, Dr. Adoyi Omale, arrived the State. The team’s arrival and its schedule for screening State Assembly Aspirants on Wednesday, 18th May, 2022 were widely publicized in the media. On the first day, 61 Aspirants presented themselves for screening while on the second day 28 Aspirants were screened putting the total number of Aspirants screened at 89.

Meanwhile, the Delegate Congresses were done and concluded on Wednesday 18th May, 2022 across the State. The exercise was peaceful and credible as it was witnessed by INEC and security officials in all the Wards.

However, a mention must be made of a particular development that acted as a dampener to our steady march forward. On the morning of Wednesday 18th May, 2022 a group of individuals assembled at the main gate of our Party Secretariat. Their motive was not clear to anyone. With every passing minute their number was growing just as they started becoming violent. By 9am the situation had gone out of control. They had no leader to engage with and the messages on the few placards they carried were incoherent.

Their extremely violent behaviour compelled the policemen at the Party Secretariat to lock up the Secretariat gate. Not long after, they started pushing the gate and later started throwing stones violently into the Secretariat premises with a view to hitting people inside and destroying property. Everything they did had the trappings of what happened in 2018 when a group of Senator Magnus Abe’s followers besieged, broke in, looted and later destroyed the former Party Secretariat at Forces Avenue, Old GRA, Port Harcourt. Before our eyes last Wednesday, history was about repeating itself perhaps because when the 2018 incident happened, the perpetrators went scot free with no consequences.

This time, the total breakdown of law and order necessitated calls for police reinforcement to avert danger and a repeat of the destruction of 2018 from recurring.

It took a long while before police personnel arrived and started to task of persuading the mob to disperse to no avail. They appeared hell bent on accomplishing their objective. However, after over an hour of engagement, the police were compelled to apply minimum force and successfully dispersed them.

It is pertinent to state that we believe the police account of the incident especially the fact that no life was lost. The real danger was the extremely violent way the mob attacked and bludgeoned anyone they identified to be our Party member. For example, an electrician who had come to fix some electrical fittings in the Secretariat was mistaken for our Party member and attacked and was almost killed before he managed to escape to an arriving police team. Another member was terribly beaten and his money, shoes and phones taken by the mob. All these actions point to the kind of looting and destruction the mob intended to unleash on the Secretariat were they allowed, just like in 2018. They were buoyed perhaps that they carried out the act in 2018 and got away with it without any consequences of any kind.

Sadly those who sent the mob were busy using various media platforms to control the narrative of the events and skewing it to paint themselves (the perpetrators of the evil act) as victims. They went as far as acting up that someone was shot dead. We believe the police account that no one died despite that the patience of the police was stretched to its elastic limit by the violent conduct of the mob. The sponsors of the mob are still flying the narrative that Congresses did not take place but much of the world now know that that is not the case. They thought their mob would succeed in preventing the conduct of the Congresses much to their satisfaction. But their plot failed!

Reflecting deeply on the incident, we have come to the conclusion that the mob was deliberately assembled and sent to block the Party gate as early as 6am to ensure that materials for the congresses were not sent to the 319 Wards for the congresses. Unknown to them, there was no such materials to be moved to the wards apart from a small slip for recording results in each ward. All returning officers had earlier collected the slips from the Committee and left for the various wards even as the mob continued to block the Party Secretariat gate. The Congresses were conducted on the Option A4 mode whereby members queued up, were counted and the result recorded on the small slip. Much to the disappointment of the mob and their sponsors, the Ward and LGA Congresses took place peacefully and transparently across the State fully observed by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security officials.

Despite the unfortunate incident of Wednesday, we believe that our march towards participating in the next stage of the electioneering calendar, which is the Primaries, will proceed apace without let. We hope to ultimately build on this momentum to achieve our overall objective of winning the 2023 elections, be it the State Assembly, House of Representatives, Senate, Governorship and Presidential elections.

Returning Officers and Electoral Officers of 22 LGA’s completed and submitted the results of congresses they conducted. The only LGA that didn’t present any result was Asari Toru where unconfirmed reports claim the EO was hijacked at gunpoint and forced to declare that no Congress held there. The matter has been presented by the party to INEC Headquarters in Abuja and we are awaiting their directives on what to do next.

Thank you all.

 

Senibo Chris Finebone

State Publicity Secretary

Rivers APC

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2023: Eze Congratulates Rivers APC for Successful Conduct of her Delegate Congress

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…Pleads with Abe to Stop Using the Name of Tinubu to Endanger the Lives of Rivers Youths

.. Commends Security Agencies for Securing the APC Secretariat from Abe’s misguided miscreants

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has commended the hitch-free delegate congress of the Rivers State Chapter of the APC held across the 319 wards of the state, to choose those who will represent the teeming members of the party as delegates to the primary elections for the various elective public offices ahead of the 2023 elections.

 

In a statement made available to media houses in Port Harcourt, the Party Chief described the success of the exercise across the wards as exhibiting the commitment of the party towards doing everything within human endeavour and the province of the law to win the 2023 elections in the state and liberate the state and her people from the shackles of poverty and want to be bequeathed in her by the current Wike/PDP administration in Rivers State.

 

Similarly, Eze described the violence perpetrated at the state party secretariat in Port Harcourt by hoodlums and dogs of vandals contracted by former Rivers Southeast Senator, Mr. Magnus Ngei Abe, as depicting the latter’s avowal to truncate every progressive effort to strengthen eternal democracy and rule of law within the party and plunge her deeper into the dirty waters of political combats.

“It is sad and equally unfortunate that Senator Magnus Abe is towing the path of self-destructing same line of action he took during the 2019 elections that stopped Rivers State APC from participating in the 2019 general elections just to achieve his sinister agenda of frustrating APC from her path to the Brick House and pave way for the opposition in 2023”

Recall that while responsible party men and women were dutifully engaged with activities connected to the delegate congress on Wednesday, Abe and his enchanted group of conscienceless political thugs, protested to the party office to disrupt activities and cause mayhem in a bid to paint the picture of political instability in the party and further taint the public image of the Nigerian Presidential aspirant Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi.

“Mobilizing PDP members to disrupt the ongoing APC Congress and creating the type of scene created in 2019 just to continue your devious plots of tarnishing the image of your benefactor and Leader of APC in the region, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, is most unfortunate.”

Eze counselled Senator Abe to stop his all-time shenanigan ploy and play his game as a matured politician, noting that his planned scheme against the Rivers APC will hit the rock and that will definitely ruin, and further his political career.

The party stalwart said falsely going about with the name of Senator Ahmed Tinubu, the APC National Leader as the brain behind his nefarious engagements in Rivers State is not acceptable as Ahmed Tinubu, cannot stoop so low to partake in the style of politics of Sen. Abe which over the years has centred on destroying the State chapter of a party he worked with others to build.

One would have loved to see Abe mobilize his so-called members to the various Wards of the State where the Congress to elect delegates were holding, instead, he ordered them to head to the party office and attack everyone and everything within sight, but thanks to the Security Agencies who arrested the situation and stopped the attempted vandalization of the party as was the case in the former party office.

Eze called on the public to trash the false narrative of the incidence circulated by media urchins that “the party members were singing solidarity songs and displaying placards to express their grievances when some security men at the APC secretariat began shooting live bullets into the air to scare the protesters.”

“If those youths mobilized meant any good, how come they came with the sophisticated Video machines to cover their macabre dance and started using different Social Media outlets to present their pre-empted goal?” Eze queried.

Dismissing the falsehood that one of the violent protesters was shot dead, Eze said the Rivers Police Commissioner has presented an account of what transpired and in their report, no one was shot.

If anyone was actually killed as has been insinuated by some Media Organizations through a trending video clip, it is the duty of the police and other accessors to assess the situation and inform the public accordingly, and that is exactly what the police have done.

The party Chief said the entire scenario was a makeshift African Magic or Z-World induced drama, else the police in their investigation would have stated otherwise and the relatives of the allegedly deceased would have spoken out by now.

Eze pointed to Abe and his fellow Collaborators in his macabre dance that 2019 will not be 2023 as Rivers people are set to elect Pastor Tonye Cole as the next Governor of Rivers State regardless of the dubious plots he has schemed with his usual partners, Gov Nyesom Wike and the PDP.

He pleaded with the media to be guided by the truth that there is no faction of APC in Rivers State. “We have just one APC structure headed by Chief Emeka Beke as any claim of any faction by anyone or group is not only dubious but unlawful.

Eze congratulates the State APC and her teeming supporters across the state for organising a successful Congress and wish the party the best in all her electoral outings ahead of the 2023 elections.

 

 

Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze,

APC Chieftain, member of APC Legacy Projects Media Team & former National Publicity Secretary, nPDP

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Ndi Igbo and The Myth of Igbo Presidency

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Ndi Igbo and The Myth of Igbo Presidency -By Chinwendu Carlos

Greetings to all of us. I am of the belief that we are all witnessing the recent spate of events unfolding daily in our part of the world. From whichever school of thought you might come from, it seems you, myself and ‘them’ will arrive at one conclusion: that nowhere seem to be safe in this 1884 British Project that was dangerously patched up in 1901 By Fredrick Lugard. This essay however is not the usual ‘lamentation’ that most of us are used to. It is, however, a consciousness raiser.

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To think is to exist. For, as noted by Descartes the philosopher; I think, therefore I am. To ‘be’ of course is to exist, and to exist one should be aware. ‘Thoughts are things and conditions are effects.’ Wrote Napoleon Hill.
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The condition of the Igbo in present Nigeria is, whether you like it or not, a product of thoughts. For instance, in 2019, most Igbo people actually believe that their votes and online campaigns will usher in Atiku Abubakar as president of Nigeria but at the same time believe that their campaigns for regional governance done with the same energy they used for their ‘Atikulation’ campaign cannot bring about restructuring. Apart from the Igbo, the general Southern and Middle belt Youths usually depict this defeatist mentality during elections: they will tell you the youths have the numbers to beat the so-called elders. But if you ask them why they all wouldn’t vote for youth in a ‘youth’ party using their numbers to defeat the elders, you’d be begging to hear the most annoyingly foolish excuses ranging from ‘but the youth party have no structure…’ etc, which is only a way of saying the youths are not actually voting for structures, not persons.
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I am worried that the Igbo is tilting towards emotional disaster once again by closing both ears to reason and reality. The rational fact on the ground did not support the emotional run around most Igbos are doing. The epicentre of this current emotional run around is the so-called Igbo Presidency. Based on the obtainable reality of today’s Nigeria, Igbo Presidency is a myth and hence a delusion. It is at best, fictitious and hence a fiction. Chinua Achebe had in “The Trouble With Nigeria” while lamenting the overthrow of reason by religion, drawn his reader’s attention to what he called harmless and harmful fiction. This means fiction itself is of two categories: the harmful and the harmless ones. In my assessment so far as someone deeply attracted to reality and not emotions, Igbo Presidency is simply a harmful fiction and here are my reasons:
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1. Igbo Presidency as a term does not mean South East presidency. It means a president of Igbo-speaking extraction.
2. Igbo Presidency, should it be renamed ‘South East’ presidency, will create a huge crack. First is it will silently pass a confusing message to non-South East Igbo that there are Igbos in Igbo. Secondly, the Igbo who keep shouting about non-South East Igbos allowing Nigerian divide-and-rule politics separate them from their Eastern Igbo ethnic or linguistic brethren will have their mouths shut or they openly agree that they, not the Nigerian so-called divide-and-rule is actually pioneering the decimation of Igbo people.
3. No matter how you look at number two above, the trouble it carries is nearly inescapable. If you tried to argue that it is south East turn, then you are simply admitting that you are after all, in support of the said divide-and-rule the moment you realized it will favour your interest. And that you will always put your personal interest first over igbo interests and should never be trusted.
4. Ndi Igbo will not ‘especially’ benefit anything tangible thing from an Igbo Presidency. Go and ask Ijaw people what they benefited from the Goodluck Jonathan led Ijaw presidency. If you are not satisfied with whatever Ijaws told you, go and ask Yoruba people what they benefited from the Olusegun Obasanjo lead Yoruba Presidency.
5. An Igbo president will not change the Nigerian narrative to favour ndi Igbo. He will become a suspect by other Nigerians from where you and I know. The Igbo president will know too. He will be focusing on gaining the trusts of people that will never trust him: people that will find the tone of his good morning too harsh or too weak or unemotional.
6. Because this Igbo president is a politician that unlike you, will not be thinking about Igbo people or Nigerians but himself, your prospective Igbo president will be more interested in winning a second term, and so, will focus on those he is convinced will make it happen than your so called Igbo nonsense — because that is what he’d call it then: Igbo nonsense. He may not say it aloud but will act it by telling you to ‘desist from making ethnic remarks capable of heating up the polity or threatening the unity of “our dear country “‘.
7. Igbo president will not defend ndi Igbo as he is elected to defend ‘Nigerians’. Igbo presidential aspirants have shown you this by not condemning the murder of Deborah or the burning of an Igbo wood market in Abuja…you already know why they all couldn’t and why you didn’t want us to point same out either.
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Igbo presidency will shockingly not happen. Those of you in the Peter Obi delusion camp are supposed to know, but your emotions will never let you. Let us take our dear saint Peter Obi for example. How is going to win? You and I know very well that right from the days of MKO, the Nigerian electoral field suffers “money for hand” syndrome and delegates will always be bought. We know Atiku Abubarkar have the money to dole out. We also know that St Peter Obi is stingy and according to you, does not spend anyhow. But even if he decided to do what he has been condemning in interviews, will he match Atiku in money spending? Nyesom wike is already a joker. If he dare spend a fraction of what Atiku will spend, EFCC will pick him up so fast he wouldnt tell how it happened.
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To those in Amaechi camp, you honestly think Amaechi can beat Tinubu in money politics??
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Conclusively, Igbo Presidency is a myth. It is simply a delusional fiction that will not happen but succeed once again in distracting Igbo people. Igbo Presidency, like Kanu’s umuchineke Biafra, is purely a day dream and dangerously a huge distraction.
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The only thing ndi Igbo need is restructuring.
An Igbo Presidency will not make it happen.
An Igbo president will not even happen.
But the division the white elephant Igbo Presidency project will bring will stay.
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REGIONALISM is the song.
Now, go and sing it.
It is the music of reality.
It is the song of victory.
It is the song of freedom.
It is danceable in the West and South.

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