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2023 presidency: Peter Obi, Anyim, others form alliance

Presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from South-East extraction have urged other geo-political zones...



Presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from South-East extraction have urged other geo-political zones to be fair to them by supporting their zone for the 2023 presidency.


The aspirants after about 4 hours of meeting in Abuja on Saturday, said they have agreed to work together in the interest of Nigeria, the PDP and the South-East zone.


The aspirants that met were former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa and American-based Medical doctor, Nwachukwu Anakwenze.


Briefing newsmen on behalf of the group after their meeting, Anyim said they have resolved to work as a team.


Anyim, who is also a former Senate President said, “It is our knowledge that more aspirants that my aspirants may have obtained forms under PDP. We hope that they will join us a little later.”


He said, “We met this morning and resolved as follows; One, we have agreed to work together as a team.


“We will work together to ensure that a South Easterner emerges as PDP flag bearer for the 2023 presidential election.


“We intend to consult with other zones on this issue and it is based on fairness and equity.


“In doing so, it is important to note that we have always supported other zones, and we now expect them to reciprocate.”

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