Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has backed the Igbo folks of the South East geo-political zone to provide Nigeria’s subsequent President.
Governor Ishaku famous that there isn’t a must cease zoning at this vital time because it had been utilized up to now, saying it will be like altering the foundations of the sport halfway.
He mentioned the zoning association have to be sustained, calling on the stakeholders to exercise a formulation that might maintain Nigeria in a single piece.
“We should not do something that might undermine our existence as one united nation,” the Governor warned as quoted by Solar.
“So, I assist that the zoning association ought to be allowed to proceed so that everyone can have a style of the pudie.
“I imagine that the Igbo have a authentic aspiration, however what makes their case unhealthy is the menace they all the time subjected the nation to by means of their agitation for Biafra.
“Biafra is an unlucky improvement up to now and it belongs to the previous and other people shouldn’t be rubbing that on our faces,” he added.
He mentioned Nigeria had handed the stage the place anyone ought to be threatened, insisting that if the Igbo “need the remainder of the nation to belief them and assist their presidential bid, they need to cease this agitation and warning their youngsters.”
The Governor additional famous that most people main the agitation for Biafra weren’t even born on the time of the battle that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives “and so they have no idea the price of battle and the psychological implications of battle.”
He mentioned the Igbo should not “be reminding Nigerians of Biafra” however as an alternative demand for the presidency, which, in keeping with him, “they’ve the proper to demand for it as a result of they’re authentic Nigerians.”