2023: South East coalition commends Afenifere for endorsing Peter Obi

28/09/2022 5:57:00 PM

2023: South East coalition commends Afenifere for endorsing Peter Obi

2023: South East coalition commends Afenifere for endorsing Peter Obi

A coalition of South East groups has commended the apex Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, over the unprecedented endorsement of the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Mr Peter Obi, as the preferred choice of the Oduduwa race for the 2023 presidential election.

In a move that has continued to receive local and international commendations, the Pa Ayo Adebanjo-led Afenifere declared total support for the former Governor of Anambra State, insisting that only a South East Presidency in 2023 will guarantee the unity, stability, and oneness of the Nigerian State.Reacting in a statement issued in Enugu, COSEYL condemned “the gruesome murder of the two Igbo legitimate businessmen who did nothing wrong but were killed on premise that they are informants to the military.The meeting of the LP members was said to have been disrupted by some hoodlums on Saturday in Nomeh Unateze, a community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state.Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) South-East Stakeholders Zonal Meeting.

At a world press conference in Lagos on Monday, Pa Adebanjo explained that the pan-Yoruba socio-political group’s decision was borne out of the need for justice, equity, and fair play.The nonagenarian, who led other senior Yoruba leaders to the briefing, regretted that the South East was the only geo-political entity that was yet to produce a President, hence the need for all well-meaning Nigerians to support Obi, in a bid to usher in a New Nigeria.It read in part, “What business do men who travelled to Kano to look for their daily bread have with being informants of the military? “The tale by moonlight stuff about the assassination of Elechukwu and Emmanuel does not add up at all.Please go to https://www.It said the incident sends “wrong signal” about the values of the Igbo and charged various community leaders and security agencies in Igboland to be alive to their responsibilities of securing the region to prevent reoccurrence of the attack in the area.xtra.“It is on record that Mr Peter Obi was in Kano State over the weekend to make some consultation about his presidential ambition, where he met with the Emir of Kano to solicit his support, and two Igbo traders were killed by 8.net for breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in Nigeria & world news, business, politics, sports and pop culture.Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in Enugu for PDP South-east meeting Also seated for the event were prominent PDP chieftains, including the party’s former spokesperson, Oliseh Metuh, a former Senate President, Anyim Anyim, a senator representing Anambra Central District, Uche Ekwunife, Hyde Onuagulichi, among others.

“In this quest for peace, based on equity and inclusiveness, the Yoruba took the first turn at the zoning arrangement in 1999, and that led to the emergence of Chief (Olusegun) Obasanjo, the current Vice President is a Yoruba man and equity forbids us for presuming to support another Yoruba person for the presidency in 2023.” Tags:..

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