Not ‘feasible’ for Igbo to produce Nigeria’s president in 2023 – Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Orji Kalu, has said it is not “feasible” for the Igbos to produce Nigeria’s president in 2023.

He said the Igbos will have to wait “for another time to see how Nigerians will agree to zone the presidency to the east”.

“If anyone is to be nominated as president of Igbo extraction, I could have been the one, but I see it not feasible yet,” he added.

Mr Kalu made the remarks in Abuja on Tuesday while addressing reporters, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

The senator is an Igbo and a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He represents Abia North District.

He wanted to contest the 2023 presidential election, but changed his mind and stepped down for the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, before the APC primary.

Mr Kalu told reporters that the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, is a “strategist” and that if Mr Tinubu wins the 2023 election, the South-east, where the Igbo is the dominant…

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