Former presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, on Tuesday suggested members of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) and different Professional-Biafra organizations to play energetic roles within the elections. 2023 and be sure that an Igbo turns into president of Nigeria.
He ordered pro-Biafra teams to enter right into a rising democratic revolution in Nigeria by collaborating within the Nigerian elections to eradicate the established order in Nigeria and be sure that an excellent individual is elected to positions of energy.
Ogbonnia, in a press release in Enugu, stated: “Whereas IPOB and different Professional-Biafra teams deserve deep reward for recognizing that Ndigbo’s actual enemies are within the folks, they need to additionally acknowledge that the true battle belongs to the locals. of vote.
“As an alternative of trivial electoral boycott threats, which serve solely to disfranchise the widespread folks, the IPOB must be key in a rising democratic revolution to eradicate the established order in Nigeria to make sure that good individuals are elected to positions of energy. insurance policies, in fact, embrace the 2023 presidency which, by equitable consensus, is the flip of the South-East zone ”.
The APC chief suggested that as an alternative of fraternizing with the acquisition of property exterior the land of Biafra by the Igbo, IPOB might exploit its higher hand to mitigate the struggling of its plenty by main a revolution of residence funding.
He additionally prompt that earlier than restructuring, and past Biafra, the Igbo should acknowledge the necessity to persevere and revive the spirit of competitors, ingenuity and psychological energy essential to set off rapid investments within the residence, in order that Igbo plenty can survive earlier than the Promised Land. .
Ogbonnia lamented that federal state allocations and constituency initiatives as a result of states and native governments, in addition to their internally generated revenues have been underneath the management of native politicians however haven’t translated into tangible initiatives. to be proven for trillions of naira.
Whereas harping on the necessity for management motion earlier than the restructuring, Ogbonnia stated, “Igbo politicians shouldn’t wait till the restructuring of Nigeria earlier than launching a dry financial work within the distant look of the construction. most well-liked, no less than to complement the existential risk of mass unemployment and the resultant rising tide of crime within the area.
Former governors Jim Nwobodo and Sam Mbakwe didn’t disguise behind the every day excuses of the present construction earlier than doing wonders in simply 4 years within the Second Republic. Then again, the Nnewi mannequin has since given the widespread excuse that the Igbo should have a functioning seaport earlier than it may possibly prosper. This isn’t to say that many thriving Igbo locations, for instance, Abuja, Kaduna and Kano don’t have seaports. ”