Igbo’ll offer for 2019 Presidency

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Any desires for a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction was revived yesterday with famous established legal counselor and senior statesman, Prof Ben Nwabueze communicating positive thinking that the Igbo would get to be president after President Muhammadu Buhari’s residency.

Nwabueze, who raised this trust yesterday at the sixteenth Annual National Convention of the Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) held at the Nike Lake Hotel, Abuja, said if the offer falls flat in 2019, it would be accomplished in 2023.

Nwabueze said it was high time Igbo started to hunt down new arrangement of pioneers as himself and previous Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who additionally went to the occasion, were quick maturing.

“Our era is passing ceaselessly, I will be 85 years and Ide (Dr Alex Ekwueme) will be 83 tomorrow (today). This is the first run through in two years that I am facing talk.

“Give us a chance to start to search for new pioneers between the ages of 40 and 50; let us start to scan for one to be called Igbo pioneer,” he said.

Nwabueze, who was given a recompense as ‘Visionary Leader for Sacrificial Leadership to father area” by the IYM praised Minister assign, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, who was likewise gave with a recompense of “Respectability in Politics and Honorable in Perseverance.”

Nwabueze, Ekwueme, Onu and His Majesty, Prof Chukwuemeka Ike, additionally collectively concurred on the event that the Igbo must restore their diminishing dialect, praising IYM for picking “Ibuli Asusu Igbo” as subject for its sixteenth meeting. They stressed the requirement for the Igbo to ascend to secure their dialect and society, saying that nobody would do it for them than themselves.

The Igbo pioneers, who talked majorly in Igbo Language encouraged school kids, who were attracted from 42 organizations to go to the gathering in the locale, to hold quick to their way of life and custom.

Dr Onu who talked last said thanks to IYM for “their enthusiasm for the prosperity of our kin,” saying that “today’s event ought to be a critical suggestion to our kin that they have a rich past and a scary legacy. It is this legacy that gives the lessons of yesterday and tosses light on the possibilities of tomorrow.”

He guaranteed that the Buhari organization would do its best to set things right in the nation.

His words: “I wish to guarantee all of you that the APC-drove Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari will start visionary and managed endeavors to assist Nigerians with rediscovering their rich past.

“In doing as such, such endeavors will be guided by the information that social stiring is an essential instrument in theeconomic, social and political improvement of our dearest nation. It will likewise draw quality from the historical backdrop of advancement endeavors in different parts of the world which customized their improvement procedures to meet the peculiarcultural requests of their individual people groups.

“It will advance social renaissance as a cognizant push to fabricate another Nigerian progress that will win regard for the country in the worldwide coliseum.”

Additionally talking, the pioneer of IYM, Evang. Elliot Uko expressed gratitude toward the Igbo pioneers for respecting their welcome, saying that they chose them for the recompenses taking into account their track records and trustworthiness as real Igbo pioneers.

He asked the school youngsters and youthful ones at the meeting to consider them to be good examples.

Dr Ekwueme, Prof Ike and John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu additionally got recompenses of perfection at the event.