2019 presidential Election: Imo monarchs fight against each other.
The Igbo traditional rulers from Imo state have disagreed over which presidential candidate Igbo people will be in the support in 2019 general elections.
hundreds of Imo monarchs led by His Royal Highness, HRH, the traditional ruler of Ihim Autonomous community in Isiala Mbano local government area, in the state.
Oliver Ohanwe had endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for re-election in 2019.
But just recently several recognized groups of Igbo leaders in Enugu unanimously endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and his vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi in what is described as a one-day non partisan and inclusive summit.
They called on all lovers of Igbo project to support the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, his running mate, for 2019 presidential election.
Ohanwe noted that corruption under Buhari has reduced to 75 percent. It was his view that Buhari does not discriminate among the ethnic groups in Nigeria.
He also stated that Buhari has not only resuscitated the moribund industries but also through his programme and policies, the country has returned to dignity.
He stated that after several decades that Igbo people were excluded from the center, Obi as running mate to Atiku has become a project of the Igbo and Nigeria at large. Agbakoba mentioned the restructuring agenda of Atiku as the most significant for the survival of the country.