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Factors That May Weigh On Igbo Presidency


As the clamour for a president from the South East of Nigeria continues to rise ahead of the 2023 general election, opinion leaders from the region have highlighted some of the factors that would determine the success or otherwise of the region’s aspiration.

One factor has been the fact that the two dominant political parties in the country have not  made any concertated effort to zone the presidency to the South-east.

Political and opinions leaders in the region are now weighing in on unfolding events as the general elections approach, to salvage hopes for a South-east presidency before it is too late.

For a former dean of the Faculty of Law at the Imo State University, Prof Nnamdi Obiaraeri, it is unthinkable that the South East has not produced a Nigerian president earlier than now, saying the unwritten rule is that power rotates between the Southern and Northern geopolitical zones of Nigeria.

The former information commissioner said the…

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