How Igbo Can Break Presidency Jinx

 How Igbo Can Break Presidency Jinx

September 05, (THEWILL) – The dominant issue in political circles in the country today is how to manage the demand of the Igbo for the presidency in 2023.

Except for the short-lived ceremonial presidency of one of the nation’s founding fathers, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, in the First Republic through an alliance of his National Congress of Nigerian Citizens (NCNC) with the Northern Peoples Congress (NPC) and the equally brief Second Republic Vice-Presidency of late Dr Alexander Ekwueme on the platform of the National Party of Nigeria, the nation’s plum job has eluded the Igbo, one of the three big political tripods, amid a rainbow of minorities holding Nigeria aloft.

But all that appears to be nearing an end as major stakeholders of the Nigerian project, interest groups within and outside the country, as well as the leaders of the two main political parties – the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the…

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