Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbio Worldwide has supported the presidential ambition of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi.
Naija News reports that the Chairman of the Ohanaeze Council of Elders, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, made this known at the end of the council’s Finance and Development Committee meeting on Thursday.
Iwuanyanwu said the forum believes it is the turn of the South East to produce the next President in 2023, adding that the elders believe supporting Obi is the right thing to do.
According to Iwuanyanwu, the choice to support the LP presidential candidate is anchored on the need for equity, justice, and fairness.
He added that a coalition involving leaders from the South East, South-South, and Middle Belt have affirmed their support for the former Governor of Anambra State.