Ebonyi Governor David Umahi has declared his intention to contest for the post of Senate President for the 10th National Assembly.
He made the declaration in Abakaliki, capital of the state on Wednesday during the State Executive Council meeting.
He called on the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the All Progressive Congress (APC) to consider zoning the position to the southeast.
He further urged the party to zone the Speakership of the House of Representatives to the Northeast.
The governor noted that zoning the two positions to the aforementioned zones will be in the interest of equity, justice and fairness.
Umahi who is the Senator-elect for Ebonyi South Senatorial zone noted that the governor-elect and majority of the states in the State Assembly also went to the APC to further show that the state is totally APC.
The Ebonyi Governor expressed his total loyalty to the APC whether he gets the position or not.