Arising from a meeting of Igbo stakeholders comprising , Ohanaeze Ndigbo , pro - Biafra groups , including proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra and the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra , Alaigbo Development Foundation, in Enugu State on Thursday reaffirmed the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party , Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Mr . Peter Obi.
In a communique read by President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo , it called on all Igbo registered voters both at home and outside Igbo homeland to come out en masse to vote for the Atiku/ Obi ticket , stressing that Saturday’ s election is a collective struggle for freedom and Ndigbo must be part of it.
Part of the communique reads , “ Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide in collaboration with Alaigbo Development Foundation convened an emergency meeting of Igbo Stakeholders today , February 21 , 2019 at Enugu , the aim of which is to exhaustively review recent events in the Nigerian polity as they relate to Ndigbo in particular , especially in the aftermath of the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the country; and to express the solidarity and commitment of all Pan - Igbo groups and stakeholders to work together in view of the dire situation facing Nigeria in general and Ndigbo in particular.
“ All pan - Igbo organizations and stakeholders including IPOB and MASSOB commit to work together in the spirit of “ onye - aghana -nwanneya ” even in the face of existential threat confronting us as a people.
“ We agree that the irreducible minimum for Ndigbo that will be acceptable for their continued participation in the Nigerian enterprise will be a renegotiated and restructured Nigeria based on equality , equity and justice , for the component regions and individuals who will live under its authority. ”
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