Forget 2023, Unless ... - Buhari Tells Igbos - News Proof

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Forget 2023, Unless ... - Buhari Tells Igbos

By Dansu Peter

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In a veiled language, President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Igbos should forget the idea of becoming the President of Nigeria by 2023 unless he is reelected and returned as the President for the second term.

Buhari said that the political future of Igbos in Nigeria depends on his re-election in 2019.

According to report. the President declared that unless he is reelected, the Igbo may not have the opportunity to produce the number one helmsman in Nigeria.

The president stated this at the Southeast mega rally at Dan Anyiam Stadium in Imo State, organized by Governor Rochas Okorocha yesterday July 3rd.

Represented by the Secretary to the Federal Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, President Buhari said

“The people of the South East are part of Nigeria and they have the right to make claim where the need arises and we will all support them. 

“The Igbo are not good starters. But whenever they start, they can catch it. Let me say this, 2019 is an election that will make or mar the chances of Igbo in Nigeria. I want Igbo to make a paradigm shift. 

“We have to know that the position of the presidency is negotiable. You can argue it from the point of strength and not from the point of weakness. 2019 will determine the future of this country."

"Let me say this, there are 18 Christians and 18 Muslims in Buhari’s cabinet. Even the Vice President is a Christian. I see a whole lot of people coming out to be president. Let me tell them Nigeria is not a Banana republic''. 

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