The apex Igbo socio-political organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo said soon it would unveil its preferred Presidential candidate for the 2023 Presidency.
Secretary-General of the organization, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro disclosed this in a statement he issued and made available to The Trumpet on Monday.
According to Isiguzoro, among the three leading presidential candidates, Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party(LP), Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress(APC), and Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) are all expected at an event slated to take place at Abia State
“All Igbo clergymen will lead the prayer sessions on 29th September 2022, Igbo Governors and leaders from the seven Igbo-speaking states will be the special guests.
“Ndigbo in their numbers are expected to attend this very important event in their numbers,” Isiguzoro said through Nkpa Kanu-Uduma, the head of Media in the Office of the Secretary-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide.
A source told our correspondent that the major highlight during the event taking place in the historical city of Aba will be the unveiling of Ohanaeze’s choice candidate for the presidential election.
“Aba is a historical city in anything that has to do with Ndigbo and that is why it has been chosen to host the 2022 Igbo Day celebration.
“It will be a gathering of Ndigbo from the 7 speaking Igbo States, during which a critical announcement would be made,” the source hinted.
Feelers according to The Trumpet investigation revealed that the Apex Socio-cultural Organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo may likely favour the Presidential candidate of the Labour party, Mr Peter Obi as their candidate.
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