The Igbo socio-cultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo has famous that Igbos have moved on and can render their help to the President-elect, Bola Tinubu as from Could 29.
Ohanaeze additionally appealed to the Labour Occasion, (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi to simply accept the result of the presidential election within the spirit of sportsmanship…..CONTINUE READING
This growth got here as a response from calls by a gaggle generally known as Igbo Patriotic Discussion board and Elders Discussion board who’re nonetheless towards the emergence of Tinubu, saying that he shouldn’t be inaugurated as president till the tribunal decides the winner of the 2023 presidential election.
Nevertheless, Ohanaeze’s Secretary-Basic, Okechukwu Isiguzoro reacted and stated the Igbos have moved on and can render their help to the president-elect.
Condemning the decision, Isiguzoro stated the Ime-Obi has determined that Igbos ought to help Tinubu’s presidency till the courtroom of competent jurisdiction says in any other case.
Isiguzoro added that Obi is the candidate for the long run.
In line with Isiguzoro: “At this cut-off date, we is not going to affiliate with Igbos saying Asiwaju shouldn’t be sworn in on Could 29 till the tribunal and the Supreme Court docket determine who turns into the president.
“They have been seeing cases the place, in a soccer match, it’s flawed at hand over a trophy to a winner when the match continues to be ongoing, that the election course of continues to be on till the Supreme Court docket provides its mandate.
“Ohanaeze, after due consultations with Southeast governors, Igbo elders, Ime-Obi, and the final meeting in Enugu determined to warning all stakeholders within the Igbo undertaking to watch out of their utterances and to not painting Ndigbos as being towards Tinubu as a result of the implications of such actions would fall again on our shoulders and Igbo populace who’re primarily merchants, dwelling outdoors Igbo talking states. The vast majority of them are within the Southwest, notably in Lagos State.
“We’re cautioning all these utilizing the Igbo platform to permit the courtroom to do justice, as a result of Ohanaeze has nothing to lose. These saying Tinubu shouldn’t be sworn in are calling for an interim authorities, and this name could be very satanic and evil and doesn’t symbolize the curiosity of Ndigbos.”
Isiguzoro stated the group wouldn’t permit some components to pitch Igbos towards the President-elect.
He added: “That’s their very own opinion, however Ohanaeze will attend his inauguration and never choose a battle with the President-elect.
“The place of Ohanaeze could be very clear; we’ll proceed to help whoever INEC declares because the president, and with the complete backing of the Igbo governors with Rivers State, Ohanaeze is asking on these agitating for an interim authorities to drop it, it’s satanic.
“We’re saying all people ought to help Tinubu’s inauguration, however that doesn’t cease them from doing their work. We’re calling on all our 52 affiliated our bodies that Ime-Obi has mandated that each agitation for the 2023 election ought to finish as a result of Ndigbo has moved on.
He charged the LP presidential candidate to begin constructing significant bridges forward of the subsequent election.
“Peter Obi is the candidate of the long run, no person ought to use this election to create enmity as a result of Igbos and Yorubas, no person ought to choose up a battle they’ll’t end towards Tinubu. Igbo merchants throughout the nation would really feel the warmth of the proclamation of some so-called elders…..CONTINUE READING