2023 Presidency: Join Popular Political Parties To Produce Buhari’s Successor – Ngige Warns Igbos

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Minister of Labour and , Chris Ngige, has advised of the Southeast to join the two main political parties, All Congress, , or , PDP, if they must produce Nigeria’s next president in 2023.

Ngige made the remark while urging Southeast politicians to re-strategise and make adequate preparations on how to win the 2023 election.

He cautioned the against making what he termed the “mistake” of candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP, Kingsley Moghalu, by contesting under an unknown party in 2019.

Speaking with the Sun, the Minister said Moghalu was eminently qualified to be Nigeria’s President, lost out due to his unpopular party.

He said: “Even in a village , you must stand up and indicate interest for whatever you want. You make it a topic, and of course, seek for .

“That’s how the game goes. You don’t stay away from the scene and at the same be saying that you want . So, there is still for , the Igbos, to go and reinforce.We need to reinforce in the two main political parties. That is what I am saying.

“If you go to Young Progressive Party you won’t be able to win even a local government. You are the only one contesting. Dr. Moghalu, my very good friend was deputy governor of the Central Bank. He said that he was going to YPP. I called him and said ‘young man, you have carried a politics bag. You have served anybody in politics.

“Why would you jump into a race; even for House of Representatives?’ If he had declared for governorship, we would have, maybe appealed to him to go for House of Representatives. So, one has to carry political bag and learn from his master. You have to learn the art of politics.”