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2023- Plateau group throws weight behind Igbo presidency, wants Nwajiuba to contest



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Plateau Pressure Group operating under the platform of Plateau Liberation Movement (PLM) on Monday call on Nigerians and all political parties to allow the South East produce the President of the country in 2023 in order to sustain the indivisibility of the nation.

The spokesman of the group, Hon Nanchit Datiri while speaking with Journalists in Jos on Monday said the South East has capable personality such as Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba who is the current Minister of State for Education of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to contest the presidency.

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“Nwajiuba and any credible candidate from the South East has what it takes to move the country forward and as a group we would support south East, if anybody from there seeks to contest the number one seat”.

The group extolled Nwajiuba’s sterling qualities, describing him as a man that excels in every position that he holds.

They added that Nwajiuba has carved a good image for himself as a successful Minster who believed in selfless service to humanity.

The group also noted that even though Nwajiuba has not yet declared intent to vie for the exalted office, but he must be dragged into it.

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They added that the need for Igbo presidency was in consonance with federal character principle as entrenched in the 1999 Constitution as amended.

The group also appealed to Nwajiuba to make himself available to contest the presidency come 2023.

They also stressed that putting into perspective the good works the Minster is doing in the education sector, he is ably qualified to provide quality leadership for the country if given the opportunity.

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The group further added that Nwajiuba is a performer and at 24 years old, he had constructed a school for Nsu community in Imo State.

They added that Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba came to limelight in 1999 when he won the House of Representatives in Okigwe zone of Imo State.

“He has done a lot for his people, Nwajiuba was made Chairman of Works and Housing and in 2003 he contested for Imo State gubernatorial election, he won the primary election under the then All Nigeria Peoples Party


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