Why Igbo is finding it difficult to produce Nigeria’s president – APGA chieftain

Engr. Uchenna Okogbuo, the Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for Southern Nigeria, has urged the people of South East geopolitical zone to embrace the party in order to strengthen it clamors for Nigeria President of Igbo extraction in 2023.

Okogbuo, who spoke in a chat with DAILY POST, in Umuahia, on Saturday, on the backdrop of myriads of agitations by South East leaders to occupy the nation’s presidency.

The APGA chieftain insisted that until the people of the zone realize to integrate themselves in one political front as well as eliminate political sycophancy, our undeterred quest to occupy the Nigeria number one seat (Presidency), would continue to elude the South East geopolitical region.

He said, “We can do better in the South East only when political sycophancy is eliminated from the zone. We must be thinking of how to integrate the entire zone with our own political front, strengthening APGA an existing political platform as was done in the South West zone using AA, AC, ACN to negotiate with ANPP, CPC etc. And we can all see the results of their political calculations today.

“During the time they were working to achieve this, politicians from the South East zone were busy killing themselves in PDP. Same still goes on now. From APC to PDP, PDP to APC looking for where it’s already ripped to harvest. We can do better than that. Let us build our own brand and negotiate with it. We can’t be crying for marginalization everyday and do nothing about it. A rethink is possible, “Okogbuo added.


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  1. I don’t think so we’re finding it difficult you people have not giving us a chance to prove ourselves

  2. Hmmmmm…if it were to be the igbos that produces a president like buhari now,people will say they got him from high time we stop this sentiment and move forward regardless of the tribe we are from.cos I could say tribalism is the main issue that is killing and separating our people from not moving forward and achieving that political ambition. Now is about time we see how it goes with the Igbo in the presidency

    1. Yhe igbos should shed their garment of pride, Mr know-all, and I am the best. They should come out if their self enclosure and interact with the rest if the country. Their ambition of seceding from the country should be dropped also.

  3. Engr. Uchenna Okogbu is right, the people of the zone need to integrate themselves in one political front as well as eliminate political sycophancy.