The organisation stated it could be devilish and depraved to scuttle the 2023 Igbo Presidential challenge on the altar of Biafra agitation.
The Secretary-General of the organisation, Chief Okechukwu Isiguzuro, stated this in an interview with Punch in Abakaliki, on Sunday, November 14, 2021.
“2023 Igbo Presidency may be very possible and any makes an attempt to derail the challenge anchoring it on the actions of the secessionist agitations in South-East isn’t solely devilish, however mischievously depraved”, he stated.
“The penalties of denying the Igbo the 2023 Presidency will strengthen Biafra agitations and it will sink Nigeria’s company existence and threaten its unity.
“The expectation of Igbo to attain the specified outcomes of getting an Igbo succeed President Buhari in 2023 is ongoing.
“The solely option to end the secessionist actions and cease them from armed wrestle is for the Federal Government to go for a political resolution to the issue of Biafra agitations, which Igbo Presidency is one in every of it. A Nigerian President of Igbo extraction will end the actions of IPOB.
“Secondly, there are ongoing talks with the Northern Elders and the Arewa chieftains, particularly the youths. We consider that the discussions by honest engagements will change the Northern fears over 2023 Igbo Presidency.
“The main political events are the targets for Ndigbo to attain this challenge; there are backstage actions ongoing that will justify the end of the method of creating Igbo realise the 2023 Presidency.
“No politician has brazenly declared curiosity in the 2023 Presidency, besides former Senate President, Puis Anyim and chairman of Nigeria Pharmaceutical Association, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa and that’s in PDP. We predict the likes of Senator Rochas Okorocha, Chibuike Amaechi, and others in APC to affix the race by 2022 first quarter.
To actualise Igbo presidency in 2023, Isiguzuro stated the southeast wants to interact different sections of the nation particularly the North.