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PDP's Plan To Field A Northern Candidate: Why Ohanaeze's Recent Threats Doesn't Hold Water

It's no longer news that intense pressure has been emanating from the Southern region pertaining to the upcoming 2023 presidential election, what's news now is that the Ohanaeze Ndigbo group out of impulsion has been making series of random threats peradventure the 2023 presidency fails to be ceded to them.

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Among the series of threats the apex Igbo group has issued lately, Ohanaeze had vowed that it would join and support the ongoing agitation in the Southeast if their demand for an Igbo presidency in 2023 is not met. The group had also threatened the major opposition party, PDP amid its move to field a Northern candidate come 2023 while stressing that none of the party's offices in the Southeast would stand if they eventually zones their presidential ticket to a Northerner.

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Amid the recent threats being dished out by Ohanaeze Ndigbo, one may deem it fit to say that these threats doesn't hold water considering the fact that the party has recently delivered an official statement insisting that the North will produce Nigeria's next president.

However, for clarity purposes, the youth wing of the major opposition party, PDP through its National Coordinator have recently noted that the North is eligible to produce the next president of the country, while using ex-president Goodluck Jonathan's second tenure in office after Yar'Adua's death as a guarantee for the North to go for one extra tenure.

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At this juncture, it's obvious that the threats from Ohanaeze against PDP doesn't hold water because a faction of the party has already made it clear that the North will produce the next president under the party's leadership.

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