Any South-Easterner Who Becomes President Will Fail Under Present Conditions – Bishop Mike Okonkwo

Mike Okonkwo, the presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), has stated the South-East shouldn’t produce a presidency on the grounds of pity.

He identified that the South-East shouldn’t permit themselves to supply a president to allow them to be appeased.

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Speaking with journalists in Lagos, the TREM founder pressured {that a} presidency produced underneath such a situation wouldn’t succeed.

According to Okonkwo: “To the best of my knowledge, the easterners are not asking for anything other than live and let live.

“They are not saying, ‘give us everything’. For me, to be honest with you, I am not in agreement with any easterner saying, ‘it’s time for us to be president’.

“So you should beg to be president? If it’s going to be a case of making you president so that you can be appeased, that is stupidity; I don’t want that. You are a Nigerian; you have an equal right to everything that every other person in Nigeria.

“So, it’s not a matter of being appeased. In fact, I don’t even want any easterner under this situation to be a president because he will fail. Do you know why? The present system can never allow you to succeed. That is why we have to look at the system.”

His remark is coming when folks of the Southeast have been agitating for the presidency forward of 2023.

Comrade Igboayaka Igboayaka, the National President Ohaneze Youth Council, OYC, stated an Igbo presidency would favour Nigerians extra.

Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State stated the nation’s Southern half must be allowed to supply Nigeria’s subsequent president.

However, Northerners have insisted that the North nonetheless has 4 years on the finish of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second tenure.

Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, had stated the Southern a part of the nation had dominated Nigeria for 14 years whereas the North would have dominated for ten years on the finish of Buhari’s second tenure.

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Any South-Easterner Who Becomes President Will Fail Under Present Conditions – Bishop Mike Okonkwo

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