A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. OkwesiliEze Nwodo, yesterday said only Igbo presidency would guarantee the unity of the Nigeria.
Nwodo, a former governor of the old Enugu State, also said the Igbo presidency would ensure equity and fairness in the country. He urged Nigerians to embrace the support for Igbo presidency because it is a veritable means of achieving the desired unity in the country.
He spoke in Uburu Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State during the International Easter Retreat for Ndigbo at Home and Diaspora, organised by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu.
According to him, the Ibos are the most detribalised people in Nigeria and an Igbo president would ensure fairness and justice to all groups of people in the country which would guarantee fairness.
An Igbo president would then ensure that all tribes are treated equitably because if he fails, Ibos residing in these tribes would bear the brunt of his misrule through attacks and otherwise.
He noted that an Ibo president would, therefore, “not want to endanger the lives and property of his people as this would make him ensure that all segments of the country receive equal treatment.” “Nigeria should be restructured.