Ohanaeze Youth Council urges political parties to select presidential candidate from South-East with spirit of Zik
Comrade Igboayaka O. Igboayaka
By Anthony Maliki
The Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) has called on Nigerians to replicate and resurrect the spirit of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe in Nigeria’s political project by searching for such nationalist from the Southeast extraction in 2023 presidential election.
The OYC insists that it will only take a new Zik from the Southeast region to unite the Nigerian nation in her dwindling state.
The National President of the Council, Comrade Igboayaka O. Igboayaka stated this Monday at Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, Imo State after a two weeks media consultation at Abuja on the actualization of Nigeria President of Southeast extraction.
He urged political parties in the country to choose their New Zik from Southeast for the 2023 presidential election.
According to him, Nigerian President of Southeast extraction should as a matter of necessity, have its focus strictly ensuring that Zik legacy is inarguably sustained and defined.
Comrade Igboayaka advised Nigerians that the with fragile unity of the country it urgently needs Pan-Africanism, a nationalist from Southeast with the spirit of Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe to settle the disconnection among the ethnic groups in Nigeria.
According to Igboayaka, the role of Dr. Azikiwe in uniting various tribes in Nigeria even after various ethnic extractions got their self-rule, ought to be imbibed.
Speaking further, he regretted that Nigeria had derailed from the original plan of her founding fathers, restating that the former was in desperate need of a rebirth, as he enjoined right thinking citizens to sought for same, through a deliberate search of the next Nigeria president from the southeast extraction.