The Igbo socio-cultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has known as on former President Goodluck Jonathan to drop his ambition and again a presidential candidate from the Southeast.

Studies emerged on Monday which revealed that Jonathan had met with a Southsouth group pushing him to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

In accordance with the report, the previous president had met the group at Aridolf Lodges and Spars, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Chatting with The PUNCH on the report, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Chief Alex Ogbonnia warned that the Igbo spirit will likely be in opposition to Jonathan if he fails to assist the Igbos for presidency.

In accordance with him, the assist for Jonathan in 2015 is accountable for the present struggling of Ndigbo below the administration of President Buhari.

He stated, “The Igbo place on Jonathan’s (alleged) presidential ambition in 2023 is that the Igbo spirit will likely be in opposition to him, the totality of Igbo spirit will likely be in opposition to him and he ought to realise it.

“As a result of he’s anticipated to assist the Igbo; a type of religious reciprocity, to reciprocate the Igbo sort gesture in direction of him.”

He added, “No matter you see the Igbo suffered below President Buhari was because of the assist we gave Jonathan. He ought to realise it. That’s the Ohanaeze Ndigbo place and by extension Igbo place.”

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