IPOB- Bishop Charles Uchenna, who is the Secretary-General of Pentecostal Bishops Association, Anambra State, stated that what the Southeast need now is the Igbo presidency, not the state of Biafra as he advised the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB).
According to Bishop Uchenna, told Daily Trust, that what would give the Southeast a sense of belonging was for other tribes to allow an Igboman to be president of the country.
He also said those that were agitating for the state of Biafra have not really demonstrated the capacities that they would do better if power was given to them.
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According to him,
“The Igbo should concentrate on producing the next president of a united and restructured Nigeria.
“I am really in support of a united Nigeria that gives every tribe and person equal rights and opportunities.
“It is only the Igbo tribe that has not produced the president of the country. The marginalization of Igbo in Nigeria is very clear in all spheres.
“I don’t trust IPOB because those behind it have not been tested in any sphere of administration and governance.”
The Cleric advise, Let us used this opportunity to unite and ensure we get the rightful candidate for the Igbo presidency comes 2023 for all political parties in the country, because without that “It might be difficult if didn’t unity and fought for simply course.