Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, requested the Igbos to be cautious of guarantees from the All Progressives Congress, APC, forward of the 2019 common elections.
Obasanjo who spoke at a Stakeholders assembly, at Ukpor, Nnewi South Native Authorities Space of Anambra State, mentioned that the APC had no plans at hand over the Presidency of the nation to the Igbos.
He urged the Igbos to take their future of their palms, by getting united within the 2019 common elections, and make a mark.
He mentioned: “I urge you the Igbos, to not permit anyone to relegate you to the background, since you occupy a spot of preeminence on this nation.
“The Igbos should bury their variations and work collectively for the actualisation of the Atiku/Obi challenge, 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 succeed in out to main Stakeholders within the South-East, to drum assist for the 2019 PDP Presidential challenge.
“You and your Presidential candidate have turn out to be the beacon of hope to all Nigerians, who’ve had it so tough within the final 4 years.
“You should assume out of the field, to take this nation out of the woods brought on by incumbent clueless directors.
“Together with your pedigree as a Governor, I’m hopeful that issues will work once more in Nigeria, below your management as Vice President.
In his welcome deal with, first Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazuluke Amaechi, described Peter Obi as man, including that, the Atiku/Obi ticket is required at a time like this.
The assembly was attended by Peter Obi, former Minister of Energy, Chief Barth Nnaji, former Minister of Well being, Professor ABC Nwosu, former Imo State Governor, Ikedi Ohakim, amongst others.