A group known as the Nigerian Presidential Project 2023 has urged governors of Enugu, Abia and Anambra to join the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The call was made on Thursday by the group’s Directorof Media and Publicity, Mr Tony Nwachukwu, on Thursday.
He noted that it is necessary for the duo to join APC without delay following the defection of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, who is the Chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum.
He gave kudos to Umahi for dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) adding that PDP does not respect the zoning arrangement in the country..
“We call on the governors of Anambra, Abia and Enugu to follow the direction of their Chairman, Gov. David Umahi, without further delay, knowing that politics is about alignment and realignment.
“The people of South-East zone support Gov. Umahi’s resolve and prompt approach and expect the other three governors to listen to the South-East’s heartbeat.
“This positive legacy move by Gov. Umahi has justified our objective as a political advocacy group championing rotation of presidential candidate’s positions of political parties to South-East zone.
“Furthermore, the defection of Gov. Umahi presupposes that PDP is not democratic and does not respect zoning.
“It is disturbing to note that PDP is now a personified property of South-South zone, given Gov. Nyesom Wike and the National Chairman, Chief Uche Secondus’ outburst regarding Gov. Umahi’s defection,’’ he said.