Monday, May 20, 2024

It’s time to revert to old alliance between North, East – Isiguzoro to Northern elders


Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, factional Secretary-Basic of Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, has urged Northern elders to revert to the times of alliance between the North and Japanese area.

He stated the Northern leaders ought to mirror on the historic missteps of their area from 1999 to 2023.

That is approaching the heels of the current declaration by the management of the Northern Elders Discussion board expressing remorse over their option to assist President Bola Tinubu within the 2023 presidential elections.

The Northern elders famous that the error of voting Tinubu, who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2023 has taught them a lesson.

The discussion board lately got here arduous on the President when it lamented the rising insecurity throughout the nation, particularly the current abduction of faculty youngsters in Kuniga, Kaduna State, indicating that the current authorities has failed.

However lsiguzoro, in an announcement, acknowledged that the North should heed the decision with grace, as they’ve been the architects of their very own political misjudgments and blunders.

In accordance with the assertion, embracing the truth of realignment with the South-East is crucial for the Northern area’s future prosperity,

He harassed that with out rekindling the normal allegiance with the East, the North dangers being ensnared by crafty politicians, perpetuating a cycle of regrets that has plagued the area since 1999.

“The continued lamentations of Northern leaders inside the first eleven months of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration haven’t gone unnoticed by Nigerians, significantly the Ndigbo.

“Word worthy figures such because the Sultan of Sokoto, Emir of Kano and different eminent non secular and conventional leaders have raised poignant issues concerning the prevalent sufferings, insecurities, and poverty within the North.

“The voices of discontent from socio-cultural organizations and political figures within the North spotlight a deep-seated dissatisfaction with the present trajectory. Within the annals of historical past lay the poignant reminiscences of the harmonious political alliances that when existed between the North and the East within the early ’60s.

“The partnership between the NPC and the NCNC stands as a beacon of unity and collaboration that the North ought to contemplate revisiting for future elections.

“The regrettable selections made up to now elections, as witnessed in Jos PDP 1998 Conference the Northern selection of Obasanjo over Ekwueme, the 2015 selection of Buhari over Jonathan, and in 2023 Tinubu over Obi, underscore the necessity for strategic realignment to avert future regret.

“Ndigbo extends an olive department to the Northern brethren, however the message stays clear.To pave the way in which for a affluent future, a return to the desk with the East is paramount. Although supporting President Tinubu till 2027 could seem prudent, the North should look in direction of collaborative efforts with the East, their conventional allies for sustained stability,” he stated.

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