An Igbo curiosity group, Involved Igbo Stakeholders Discussion board (CISF) has urged the vice presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Kashim Shettima, to withdraw his assertion that Peter Obi can solely be president in Igboland.
Chief of the Discussion board, Mr Chukwuma Okenwa, made the decision in a press release he issued to newsmen in Enugu on Sunday.
Recall that Shettima, who can also be a former Governor of Borno, stated this when he featured as a visitor on Channels Tv’s ‘Politics At this time’ on Friday.
Okenwa stated that it was relatively regrettable that one who’s in search of to function the vp of Nigeria below the ruling APC may very well be this divisive.
Based on him, “what sort of capability is he (Shettima) referring to for a former governor (Obi) who accomplished his two phrases in Anambra, simply as his principal, Senator Bola Tinubu, did in Lagos State?
He stated: “Does Nigeria now have regional presidents, the place the assorted ethnic nationalities have their very own presidents?
“It’s extra disheartening coming barely every week that Rabiu Kwankwaso stated that the northerners won’t ever vote for an Igbo man, they’ll relatively help their very own.
“Why all these divisive playing cards, relatively than specializing in the true problems with growth?
“Does that affirm the declare in some quarters that an Igbo man can by no means be allowed to be president below One Nigeria?”