Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq, Nationwide Coordinator, Involved Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has instructed South East politicians aspiring to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 to cease losing their time.
He suggested them to start out defecting to different political events earlier than it’s too late, insisting that there is no such thing as a hope for individuals of Igbo extraction aspiring to change into President on the All Progressives Congress, APC, platform.
He mentioned that with the latest arrest and detention of former Governor of Imo State, it’s turning into very clear that any aspirant of Igbo extraction in APC, hoping to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari, is losing his time. It’s a dream that may’t be realized.
“There may be just about no hope for any aspirant of Igbo extraction to emerge APC Presidential candidate come 2023,” Bamgbose instructed DAILY POST throughout a chat on Sunday.
“Unknown to many which can be defecting to APC, the celebration is a celebration that has severe reservations for the igbos.”
The frontline authorized practitioner famous that when Okorocha, a two time Governor and a sitting Senator was humiliated, no APC politician of reputation condemned the act by Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State.
“One would have anticipated the APC caucus to warning the Imo State Governor, however the reverse was the case. The reality is that APC believes, with or with out the Igbos, they’ll survive and that is the easy purpose why the Igbos are closely marginalised in APC,” he added.
“One will, due to this fact, well timed advise these Igbo politicians aspiring to take over from Buhari to defect from APC. Orji Uzor Kalu, who’s a really promising aspirant ought to higher not waste his time and sources, as a result of APC will definitely deny him the ticket.
“This additionally applies to Rochas Okorocha and David Umahi. There isn’t any assure that APC will zone its ticket to the South East.
“Rochas Okorocha is a founding member of the APC that one would have anticipated to be handled with dignity and respect, however behold he was humbled and humiliated.
“I’ll strongly advise them to give up APC if actually they’ve presidential ambitions. Who would have handled Tinubu the way in which Rochas was handled. That may’t occur as a result of Tinubu is untouchable. Igbos ought to have a rethink in regards to the APC.”