A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday requested the Igbo to be cautious of guarantees from the All Progressives Congress forward of the 2019 common elections.
Obasanjo who spoke at a stakeholders’ assembly at Ukpor, Nnewi South Native Authorities Space of Anambra State stated the APC had no plans handy over the presidency of the nation to the Igbo. He urged the Igbo to take their future of their arms by getting united within the 2019 common elections and make a mark.
He stated, “I urged you the Igbo to not permit anyone to relegate you to the background since you occupy a spot of preeminence on this nation. “The Igbo should bury their variations and work collectively for the actualisation of the Atiku/Obi mission of their finest curiosity.
“It’s harmful to take the APC authorities significantly,” Obasanjo acknowledged.
Describing Peter Obi as a beacon of hope, Obasanjo requested him to achieve out to main stakeholders within the south East to drum help for the 2019 PDP presidential mission.
“You and your presidential candidate have change into the beacon of hope to all Nigerians who’ve had it so tough within the final 4 years.
“That you must suppose out of the field to take this nation out of the woods attributable to incumbent clueless directors.
“Along with your pedigree as a governor, I’m hopeful that issues will work once more in Nigeria underneath your management as vp. In his welcome tackle, first republic aviation minister, Chief Mbazuluke Amechi, described Mr Peter Obi as a very good man, including that the Atiku/Obi ticket was wanted at a time like this.
The assembly was attended by Mr Peter Obi, former minister of energy, Chief Barth Nnaji, former minister of well being, Prof ABC Nwosu, former Imo State governor, Ikedi Ohakim, amongst others.