Concede 2023 presidency to the South-South – Group

A Socio-economic, cultural and political group, the South-South Advocacy (SSP2023) on Thursday canvased for a South South President ahead of the forth coming 2023 presidential election.

The group in a communique issued at the end of its 3rd meeting in Asaba, The Delta State’s capital and made available to National Accord, reiterated its commitment to the unity and peaceful coexistence of Nigeria.

The Communique was jointly signed by Chief Diekivie as Chairman, Engr Charles Udonwa, Akwa-Ibom State, Hon Idutimi Kamodibo Bayelsa State, Hon Ekpeyong Eyamba, Cross River State, Dr Uwamose Amadasun Edo State, Onyemah Iwe Delta State .

The group also re-enforce its commitment to the emergence of a South South extraction, consequently, it called on all other geo-political zones in the country to concede the Presidency to the zone in 2023.

The SSP23 notes with dismay the covert moves and actions by some southern leaders to trade off the presidency for other positions in 2023.

“This moves, the group lament is to present themselves as vice presidential candidate and National chairmen’s of political parties”

The group therefore, advised such leaders to desist from such actions and stick to Asaba and Lagos declaration by the Southern governors and stakeholders.

They hails the President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration for the concern he has shown towards the development of the Niger Delta region and especially the inuaguration and successful completion of the forensic audit on (NDDC).

The group also called on the president to do the needfulby inuagurating the Board of NDDC for proper and effective administration of the agency.

They also called on the people of South South zone to embrace and participate in the ongoing continuous voter’s registration exercise.