Hope Uzodinma speaks on Igbo presidency 2023, says Ndigbo not marginalized.
The executive governor of Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodimma spoke on the chances of the Igbo occupying the office of the Nigerian President in 2023.
Governor Uzodimma said the Igbos should not be bothered about the Igbo president of Nigeria. Rather they should be concerned about Nigerian President of Igbo extraction.
He said this on Saturday when he received in the Government House, Key leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the South East in Owerri.
During the visit, the party members also spoke on the long trail of the Igbos marginalization in Nigeria Politics. According to them, the claim was a mere speculation.
They also affirmed that the marginalization of Ndigbo is the figment of imagination of those who are not well informed.
Affirming that the APC government in Imo State is the gate-way to integrate Ndigbo into the National political& socio-economic grid as well as the policy frame work of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Uzodinma assured the people of unity.
He assured that the South East region is now more united than ever to work in the interest of the region and with the Federal Government.
The delegation was led by former President of the Senate, Chief Ken Nnamani and included Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige.
Also Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyema, Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uche Ogah, Minister of State, Education, Dr. Emeka Nwajiuba, and Sir Frank Ibezim.
Other important persons who were in attendance at the meeting include the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prof. Placid Njoku, the Chairman of APC Imo State, Chief Marcellenus Nlemigbo and APC apex leader in the South East, Chief Tony Chukwu.