Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has acquired helps to affix the 2023 presidential race.
Naija Information experiences that the minister acquired the backing of a coalition of socio-political teams underneath the auspices of the Southern Mandate Group to affix the race for the nation’s quantity political place forward of the upcoming common elections.
The group in a press release issued on Wednesday shortly after their assembly in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, famous that Amaechi is versed with administrative experiences and is match to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.
The teams, Naija Information understands have been drawn from the 11 states within the South-South and South-East.
Defending Amaechi’s credential, the group harassed that the 56-year-old politician has demonstrated his disposition to the oneness and unity of Nigeria via his advocacies in regards to the indivisibility of Nigeria.
Talking with newsmen shortly after the endorsement, the SMG President-Common, Chibuikem Asuzu, stated, “Having studied his efficiency in numerous positions as a two-term Speaker of the Rivers State Home of Meeting; governor for 2 phrases; Chairman, Nigerian Governors Discussion board; Minister for over six years, we within the coalition of Southern CSOs have declared and affirmed assist for Mr Amaechi.
“We now have resolved that the Southern block ought to guarantee somebody who has the capability with internal love for the event of the nation and able to fostering nationwide cohesion must be supported to steer the nation,” Asuzu added.
Based on him, it was time the electorates “rose above petty sentiments of ethnicity, nepotism and different discriminatory components to maintain the tempo of developments as engineered by President Buhari since 2015.
“We’re staunchly in assist of Amaechi and our hope is the Presidency be zoned to Southern Nigeria within the higher curiosity of fairness, truthful play and justice.
“So far as Nigeria’s unity is anxious, Amaechi has demonstrated his disposition to the oneness and unity of Nigeria via his advocacies in regards to the indivisibility of Nigeria.”
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