Igbo Presidency: Seize power, don’t wait, Okorocha task Igbos

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Igbo Presidency: Seize power, don’t wait, Okorocha task Igbos

Igbo Presidency: Seize power, don’t wait, Okorocha task Igbos
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Imo West Senator Rochas Okorocha has cautioned his kinsmen in opposition to the misperception of the time period ‘Igbo president.’

The previous Imo governor instructed reporters after his inauguration that such an agenda couldn’t have existed because it was unattainable handy over energy to a area with out due course of.

In response to him, his concern is having a president that may higher the lot of Nigerians, no matter ethnic affiliation.

He mentioned: “power isn’t given, power is taken. The Southeast can’t simply fold their arms and count on energy to be given to them simply since you need energy. Energy doesn’t go along with sentiment a few of the occasions; it’s on the problems on floor.

“Democracy is concerning the individuals and the Southeast alone can’t make themselves president. So, you can’t be speaking about Igbo president, it doesn’t exist. We could also be speaking about Nigeria’s president of Igbo extraction however that depends upon what different geo-political zones take into consideration the difficulty.

“For me, what’s vital is let energy be given to anyone who has one thing upstairs who can put meals on the desk of frequent man, irrespective of faith or the place you come from.”

Learn additionally: I’ll champion free schooling, battle in opposition to insurgency, says Okorocha.

He famous that the Southeast wants to fix fences throughout the nation in different to stay related politically.

“There’s want for the Igbos to fix fences. We’re neither right here nor there now politically. We’re not within the ruling {party}, neither are we making impression within the opposition. So, there’s want for us to get married to the remainder of the nation politically.”

Okorocha was sworn in yesterday following the issuance of his a certificates of return by the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC).

The electoral umpire had withheld the certificates on the argument he was declared winner below duress. However, a courtroom ordered the fee to launch the certificates to Okorocha.

It was issued on Tuesday, hours after the inauguration of the Ninth Senate.

Promising to concentrate on three issues within the Pink Chamber, he mentioned: “I’m right here to do issues pricey to my coronary heart. One in every of them is: the bridge connecting the south east to different ethnic teams appears to be very defective, ensuing from the politics now we have performed within the south east. It is going to be my pleasure to reconnect this bridge in order that the south east individuals will transfer alongside on the identical tempo with different geopolitical zones.

“My second mission (at) the Nationwide Meeting is to see the potential of making free schooling a actuality in order that the kids of the poor can go to high school. If I obtain these, I might be glad that I did, as member of the senate.

“The third one – I’m involved concerning the killings and destruction of lives within the northern a part of this nation. No matter we are able to do on the ground of the Senate, we’ll to have the chief curb this insurgence. I might be right here and completely happy to work with my colleagues.”

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