Five major northern groups have drummed support for an Igbo man to emerge as Nigeria's president come 2023.
Five Northern groups have said they will support an Igbo man to emerge Nigeria's President in 2023.
The groups are: the Arewa Youth Coalition (AYC); Northern Youths Progressive Forum (NYPF); Northern Youths Initiative (NYI); Arewa Women Consultative Forum (AWCF) and United Arewa Change for a Better Nigeria, DailyPost has reported.
The northern groups made their position known in a press statement jointly signed by their spokespersons, Ibrahim Ndanus (AYC), Illyasu Bingham (NYPF), Liman Katsina (NYI), Hajia Bilma Alheri(AWCF) and Dan Musa Mohammed, (Arewa Change).
It called on the Northern extraction to fully back an Igbo candidate to occupy Aso Rock in 2023 and opined that it would address the insecurity in the country, as well as the economic hardships afflicting the people of Nigeria.
The groups recalled the political understanding between Ndigbo and the North in the past and hoped it would endure in the future.