The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Early life Council on Tuesday warned the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion, Atiku Abubakar against changing Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta Advise as his running mate.
In response to OYC, Atiku could per chance well detached neglect their votes if he decides to substitute Okowa with the Rivers Advise Governor, Nyesom Wike.
The community which noted that it used to be the flip of the South-East to win the next president stated the number of Okowa is consolation for them.
OYC extra acknowledged that it’s against the number of Wike as Atiku’s running mate because he disowned Ndigbo.
The apex Igbo organisation gave this warning in an announcement signed by the community’s President-Commonplace, Okwu Nnabuike and the Secretary-Commonplace, Obinna Achuonye.
The speak reads, “There will not be always any should always repeat that we anticipated each and every the PDP and the APC to zone their presidential tickets to the South-East, but that didn’t happen.
“Even supposing this has been overtaken by occasions, the one consolation we bear got is the number of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as running mate to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, brooding about that Okowa is a elegant Igbo son.
“Having stated this, how could per chance well per chance anyone wake up and judge of changing Okowa with Wike? As much as we know that Atiku reserves the elegant to exhaust whoever he wills as his running mate, we moreover bear the elegant to vote according to our need.
“And that need is fantastic- that the PDP would no longer win one vote from Igbo land could per chance well detached they field Wike because right here is a man who disowned Ndigbo. He stated he isn’t any longer undoubtedly one of us and right here is payback time, we moreover perform no longer know him. Would possibly per chance per chance well moreover detached the PDP invent the mistake of pairing him with Atiku, the PDP will more than likely be roundly rejected for the length of the presidential election.”