As the 2023 General Election gathers momentum, the Governors of Ebonyi and Cross-River States, David Umahi and Ben Ayade might dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and return to their Former Party, the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Below is a list of Two key reasons why the duo may return to the PDP before the 2023 Elections.
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Governor David Umahi should not be blamed for his action to dump his former Party, Peoples Democratic Party PDP for the All Progressives Congress APC. It should be recalled that Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi dumped PDP for APC and three Governors also dumped the PDP for APC, after Umahi's defection.
The caretaker committee chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, on Wednesday, October 13, met with the governor of Adamawa state, Ahmadu Fintiri. Buni who is also the governor of Yobe state shared photos of his meeting with Fintiri on Facebook, thanking his Adamawa counterpart for the warm reception.
Chukwuemeka Ezeife, former governor of Anambra State, has disclosed that strangers who are outside the Southeast are responsible for the incessant killings and violence rocking the state. Ezeife said this while fielding questions from Arise TV correspondents. Anambra, one of the states in the Southeast zone, has been rocked with series of persistent attacks and killings which may not be unconnected to the November 6 gubernatorial election in the state.
South-East governors' under the aegis of South-East Governor's Forum, has urged Father Ejike Mbaka, Spiritual Leader of Adoration Ministry Enugu, to stop his criticism of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The plea was made at the Annual Thanksgiving and Bazaar of the church on Sunday, by David Umahi, Chairman of the South-East Governors' Forum, and his Enugu State counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
According to a report by Tribune, the Governors of the southeast zone on Friday asked all political parties in the country to pick their 2023 presidential candidates from the zone. This message was conveyed by the Chairman, Southeast Governors Forum, and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, he said all political parties in Nigeria should zone the post to the southeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria for equity and fairness.
The race to the 2023 presidential election has continued to gather momentum over the past few months, with arguments bordering on which region should produce Nigeria's next President occupying many discourses. For many notable individuals such as the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Governor Dave Umahi, and socio-political Igbo groups such as the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the southeast region of Nigeria is ripe for presidency come 2023.
The South-East Governors on Sunday appealed to the Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka to stop speaking badly about President Muhammadu Buhari's administration. This is contained in a report published by the Punch. Image Credits || Punch They made the call via the Chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi during the annual harvest, thanksgiving, and bazaar of Mbaka's church.
The Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, on his visit to Adoration Ministry, Enugu, gave the Spiritual Director, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, the sum of N30 million. He also donated 200 tubers of yam and 100 bags of rice, to the Adoration Ministry.
Governors of the southeast zone have asked all the political parties in the country to pick their 2023 presidential candidates from the zone. Nigerian Tribune reported that the chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum and governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi,made the call on Friday, October 8.
As the 2023 Presidential race is fast approaching, Political Gladiators have been reaching out to their loyalists in their Political Parties, concerning 2023 Presidential race. However, Some APC Leaders may contest Presidential race under the Platform of the Party in Southeast. It should be recalled that APC may zone Presidency to the South, according to the zoning system of the Party that Southerner must take over the mantle of Leadership from President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Governors of the South Eastern States consisting of Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Imo and Ebonyi States have asked the Spiritual leader of the Adoration Ministry, Reverend Father Mbaka not to speak against President Buhari's regime again. According to a publication by the Punch Newspaper, the Chairman of the South Eastern Governor's Forum, Governor David Umahi incompany of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi made the appeal in Enugu during the Annual Thanksgiving Service and Bazaar of the Adoration Ministry which took place on Sunday in the Church premises.
Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Engr. David Umahi, others attend 2021 Bazaar of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, his counterpart, Engr. David Umahi, and others today attended the 2021 Harvest, thanksgiving and bazaar of adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria, held at the Adoration Ministry Arena, Umuchigbo Iji-Nike, Enugu, today, Sunday, October 24.
A coalition of youths in Enugu State have not only condemned the arrest of one of its members, Godfrey Chikwere on the behest of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State but have also issued an ultimatum for his release. The Ebonyi State government ordered the arrest of Chikwere after he posted an article against it on Facebook.
According to Daily Post Nigeria, Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has said the South-East should not be schemed out of Nigeria’s leadership. (Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria) Governor Umahi said the Igbo would be a part of a fair and equitable Nigeria, not a breakaway Biafra.
As reported by SaharaReporters, the South-East governors have advised one of the prominent clerics in Nigeria to stop criticizing the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, and his administration. The South-East governors' forum led by Governor David Umahi, has warned the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry in Enugu, to abstain from saying bad things about the president of the country – Muhammadu Buhari – who is trying his possible best to manage the issues affecting the country.
Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has warned those agitating for a Biafran republic to count his state out of their plans. The governor vowed that Ebonyi state will never be part of any republic other than that of Nigeria. The governor made this vow during an inter-denominational prayer summit organised by the office of the First Lady in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the Ebonyi State capital, Abakaliki on Friday.
Photo Credit: Google S/East Govs Begs Mbaka On Criticizing Buhari Photo Credit: SaharaReporters The South-East Governors Forum has pleaded with the Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu (AMEN) Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka to stop speaking badly about the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. Speaking at the church on Sunday, the Chairman of the Forum, David Umahi, said the President was really working to reposition the economy of the nation to reduce poverty.
The chairman of the Southeast Governors Forum and governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi have asked all the political parties in the country to pick their 2023 presidential candidates from the zone. Governor Umahi said that the southeast region have sacrificed a lot and must be allowed to produce the next president of the country whether through zoning or not.
The South-East Governors have appealed to the Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka to quit talking badly about the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari's (retd.) Regime. The Chairman of the South-East Governors' Forum, David Umahi, accompanied by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State made the allure during the anual harvest, thanksgiving and bazaar of the Adoration Ministry, on Sunday.