Adopt Falae/Obasanjo model, VON DG appeals to APC, PDP

By Chris Oji, Enugu

A chieftain of the All Prrpgessives Congress (APC) and Director General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday, appealed to the two dominant political parties to adopt Falae/Obasanjo model by fielding Igbo presidential candidates come 2023.

Okechukwu made this appeal while reacting to raging issues threatening the country’s democracy which may mar the 2023 presidential election.

The issues include the violence which rocked the recently held Kogi State election, palpable recession of democracy, the general tension in the land, hot debate on rotation of presidency, and the new wave of IPOB attack on Nigerians abroad.

While advocating for a national consensus on Igbo presidency as recipe to create sense of belonging and save Nigeria’s threatened democracy, the VON DG said the only pragmatic answer to peaceful 2023 presidential election “is the Falae/Obasanjo Model.”

Okechukwu who spoke with journalists in Enugu, assured that if APC and PDP,…

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