Former governorship aspirant of the Action Alliance in Imo State, Uche Nwosu has said President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to endorse an candidate or geo-political zone for the presidency come 2023.
While fielding questions about the actualization of the 2023 Igbo Presidency dream, Nwosu called on leaders of the zone to project a candidate widely accepted by the people, adding that only a generally accepted candidate can help the south-east clench victory in the forth coming elections.
Nwosu expressed optimism that no matter the current differences among the Southeast political leaders, they would come together at the right time to pursue and actualize the Igbo agenda.
He however reiterated that political disagreements was a general phenomenon and is not peculiar to just Igbo politicians
He warned against any plan by the leadership of the APC to impose a candidate from the south east on the people, saying that would dent the presidential dream of the party and the region.
The former guber candidate also said although the heat of the election is building up, it is still too early for the president to endorse a particular geo-political zone to succeed him.
In reaction to the recent feud between the current governor of Imo State and his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, Nwosu has asked the governor of the state, Senator Hope Uzodinma to caution his aides, reports Naija News.
Nwosu, while speaking to the press in Abuja, Th ugg ge emphasized the need for the governor to curtail the excesses of some of his aides to avoid further damage in the relationship between Uzodinma and Okorocha.
He further sought the intervention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the matter, adding that the protracted bad-blood between the two leaders is rather unfortunate and uncalled for.
Nwosu urged the governor to seek new ways to handle the current situation peacefully and amicably to engender peace and stability in the state.