A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr Doyin Okupe has tendered an apology to Igbos for his controversial touch upon the 2023 presidential election.
Okupe had in a put up reported by DAILY POST on Saturday claimed that the Southeast is not going to produce a president till forgiven by the north for the killing of Ahmadu Bello in 1966.
The remark generated backlash on social media, as many on social media criticised the remark.
In one other put up, Okupe apologized for the feedback, not simply to the Southeast however to the North.
The put up learn “OPEN APOLOGY TO THE IGBOS. I tender my unreserved apology to the Igbos & different Nigerians who felt offended by my put up on the Igbo presidency and the north. I by no means supposed to harm or demean the Igbos. As an alternative, I needed 2 assist to actualise d dream. I remorse d mentioned put up, & I’m really sorry,” he tweeted.
2023 Presidency: ‘I remorse my feedback – Okupe tenders apology to Igbos, Northerners