2023: Igbo Presidency Is In God’s Hands – Umahi

2023 Igbo Presidency Is In God’s Hands – Umahi
Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi.
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Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has revealed that from every indication, the chances of the South-East region producing the nation’s presidency in 2023 is in God’s hands.

As the President Muhammadu Buhari administration moves to see off its tenure which is expected to end in about 17 months’ time from now, there has been uncertainty as to which zone would produce the presidency.

While the southern region has been agitating to have the presidential slot, none of the nation’s two dominant parties – All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – has officially given the slot to the zone.

However, Umahi who decamped from the main opposition PDP to the ruling APC last year, said the chances of the South-East region producing Nigeria’s President under his party, would be determined by God.

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Although the governor didn’t specify whether he is against the move or in support, he only said God directs the party’s affairs.

‘It’s in the hands of God,’ Governor Umahi hinted during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, which was monitored by Africa Daily News, New York.

While reacting to the bright chances the Igbos have to be Nigeria’s President under the APC platform, he said;

On whether God is a party member, the governor replied in the affirmative saying: ‘He is. He directs our affairs. He gives breath to every man so power belongs to God. Whatever thing we wish will come through only through God. If God says yes, no one can say no.’

The Ebonyi governor also backed the APC’s caretaker arrangement, noting that the interim Chairman and Yobe State Governor, Mala Buni is not being paid.

He explained that the committee was set up by the party to do a particular job.

AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK

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