Ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, the Chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum who doubles as the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi and some other presidential aspirants are currently meeting in Abuja.
The meeting which was organized by Greater Nigeria Conference, GNC, is taking place at the Executive Hall, International Conference Center, Abuja.
According to Francis Nwaze, Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Umahi, the meeting is aimed at ensuring that all political parties particularly the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP cede their Presidential candidates to the South-East zone.
Daily Post reports that there have been agitations that President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor should emerge from the Southeast region.
According to the media aide, “it is expected that all the presidential aspirants from the zone will be unveiled with Video Documentaries and responses.
The video would be anchored by Prof. Chinedu Nebo, CON, and Dr. Uju Agomoh after which Dr. Joe Abah and Ferdinand Agu will present the Great Nigeria Communique.
Some of the presidential aspirants across parties in attendance include Dave Umahi, Chris Ngige, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim, Sen. Rochas Okorocha, Caroline Nwosu, Sam Ohuabunwa.
Other dignitaries in attendance include Chief Achike Udenwe, Prof ABC Nwosu, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, Sen. Ben Obi, Chief Okwesiri Eze Nwodo, and Senator Victor Umeh, Iyom Josephine Anenih, Rt. Hon. Francis Nwifuru, Hon. Chinedu Ogah, among others.