Former speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba on Tuesday said that the South-East should select their best and present them for selection in the 2023 Presidential race.
Na’Abba in a media chat disclosed that the Igbos has enough competent hands that can run the affairs of Nigeria.
He spoke when the National Political Equity Movement, NPEM, led by its convener, Chibuzor Okereke paid him a working visit.
He was quoted as: “some of my best friends are from the southeast geo-political zone that are well endowed and readily available to support me anytime.
Na’Abba who went memory lane said “in 1999, the Late Alex Ekwueme would have emerged our presidential candidate if not for the strong influence of the military because we believed in him.
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“As at today, there’s an array of competent Igbo leaders in the mould of Senator Ken Nnamani, Pius Anyim and several others from the South East that can conveniently run our political affairs.
“If they bring incompetent hands it may spoil their chance in 2023, if they bring good hands I will support the South East.
Chibuzor Okereke expressed his happiness to the former speaker for his support as his lecturer and a true fighter for justice and equity. He said “we are here to thank you and gather more from your fountain of knowledge.