On Tuesday, South-East political group emphasized that Nigeria Presidential candidate must be zone to the region comes 2023.

The Politician gathered under the aegis of South-East Political Leaders at Senator Orji Kalu’s home town in Igbere, Bende Local Government Area of Abia State, NAN reports.

The group counsel the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to succumb to their plea.

According to their five-point agenda, they appealed all political parties “to concede their presidential tickets general election to the southeast comes 2023.”

It said, This would be “in the interest of justice, equity and national unity”.

The politician also said with full presence of Igbo in every part of the country, would give substantial vote and total backup to any political party that zone its presidential candidate to the Southeast.

Pius Anyim, who is the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation read the information to NAN.

“Such a president will be president of all Nigerians, irrespective of their political, ethnic and religious backgrounds”, it read.

“Such a president would ensure that all citizens and every part of the country is given a sense of belonging and treated with utmost sense of justice.”

The political leaders insisted that their support to guaranteed a nation where no man is oppressed, blessed with peace, plenty and prosperity.

The politician appealed Nigerians across political, ethnic, religious and geopolitical divides to support the zone’s aspiration.

Those in attendance include, ex-Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekwerenmadu, Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, Rep. Toby Okechukwu, Deputy Chief Whip and Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, respectively.

Others were Sen. Michael Nnachi, ex-Minister of State for Environment, Chuka Odom, ex-Speakers of Abia House of Assembly, Stanley Ohajuruka and Chikwendu Kalu, National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP) Chekwas Okorie, amongst others.

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