As the race for 2023 presidential election gets nearer daily, a coalition of Igbo groups has come up with likely candidates that will represent the Igbo nation. The groups are World Igbo Youth Congress, Southeast Women Professionals and Igbo Students Union.
The resolutions were signed by Mazi Alex Okemiri, Presidendet, World Igbo Youth Congress; Dr.Mrs Helen Ogbonnaya, leader, Southeast Women Professionals; and Comrade Chidi Ugwunjo, President, Igbo Students Union.
The coalition described the decision of Arewa Youths to form an alliance with Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide ahead of 2023 general elections as a welcome development.
”With this development and after deliberating on the issues extensively in line with Igbo interest, we present Chibuike Amaechi [Rivers], Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu [Ebonyi], Gov. David Nweze Umahi [Ebonyi] and Mr. Peter Obi [Anambra] PDP, and others,”
The combined groups explained that the development was an affirmative action that both groups would definitely present a consensus candidate come 2023 elections.
Deputy President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide Comrade Obinna Achionye disclosed this development to the media.