Nigeria Can’t Progress Unless Igbo Man Becomes President –Orji Kalu

Date: 26-10-2012 10:12 pm (11 years ago) | Author: Charles colins
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“I am not even canvassing for Nigerian president. I am saying that an Igbo man should be president in 2015. It matters where the president comes from because all segments of the society had been president.



People continue letting Ndigbo down because they think we were defeated during the war, which is not true.

“And until an Igbo man rules this country, the country will not move anywhere.”

Former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has been telling all who care to listen that Nigerians must allow an Igbo man to emerge the President in 2015 before this country can make progress.

Kalu, who is the founder of Njiko Igbo, a socio-political group committed to the advancement of Igbo interests in the country, stated this on Thursday while speaking as guest on “Platform”, a Radio Nigeria political programme.

He said the need for a president of Igbo extraction had become imperative because apart from the South-East, all other zones of the country had produced a president.

Kalu insisted that in the interest of equity and fair play, other sections should support the emergence of an Igbo man as president in 2015, claiming that the Igbos were the most populous ethnic group in the country as at today.

Posted: at 26-10-2012 10:12 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
- christianity at 26-10-2012 10:32 PM (11 years ago)
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OK,ALRITE.NOTED
Posted: at 26-10-2012 10:32 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- emaakin at 26-10-2012 10:33 PM (11 years ago)
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YES  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Posted: at 26-10-2012 10:33 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Neglito at 26-10-2012 10:56 PM (11 years ago)
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BIAFRA LOADING...............
Posted: at 26-10-2012 10:56 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ela214 at 26-10-2012 11:09 PM (11 years ago)
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it will only work if u people bring out 1 person n support,not all aspiring to 2 be president.were nu ofu obi oh ndi anya ukwu
Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:09 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- lakman at 26-10-2012 11:13 PM (11 years ago)
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that is the simple truth, igbo people can not be ignored whether they like it or not igbo tribe are the most powerful and populated in nigerian today, that is why northerners continue to import
people from nigel republic and chad republic to add to their population. why haven't any body ask why nigerian has not yet have a national identity card in this 21 century to know who is  truly a nigerian and to know the population of every state in nigerian to distribute national resource accordingly.
Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:13 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- neloceleb at 26-10-2012 11:17 PM (11 years ago)
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na u sabi
Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:17 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- jamesbondchick at 26-10-2012 11:19 PM (11 years ago)
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I hear you orji, ritualist!

Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:19 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- vantheo at 26-10-2012 11:20 PM (11 years ago)
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Igbo oh. Yoruba oh . Hausa oh. All we want is a good leader. And by d way who's he to talk? After he has destroyed abia state

Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:20 PM (11 years ago) | Hero
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- zeigbo at 26-10-2012 11:22 PM (11 years ago)
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True talk

Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:22 PM (11 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Activated at 26-10-2012 11:38 PM (11 years ago)
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Eziokwu ka Ikwuru.
Hapufa ka ha na ayi ara
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- ZION7ZION at 26-10-2012 11:43 PM (11 years ago)
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Igbos should forget about presidency for now and try uniting themselves, we are not united, which political party is the Igbo candidate coming out to contest? Abeg let them close their mouths and allow Jonathan to finish his development program. Vote Jonathan for president 2015!!!!
Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:43 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Gtopson at 26-10-2012 11:45 PM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: vantheo on 26-10-2012 11:20 PM
Igbo oh. Yoruba oh . Hausa oh. All we want is a good leader. And by d way who's he to talk? After he has destroyed abia state
tell'em
Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:45 PM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- jazzy007 at 26-10-2012 11:47 PM (11 years ago)
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WE ARE THE WISEST IN 9JA AND U ALL KNOW THAT!!!
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- denmal at 26-10-2012 11:52 PM (11 years ago)
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any body that can solve naija problem
Posted: at 26-10-2012 11:52 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ochekawu1 at 26-10-2012 11:53 PM (11 years ago)
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I personally have nothing against an Ibo man becoming the president of Nigeria yet i feel that the issue of who becomes the President should be something more than tribe (lism).... Nigerians are becoming  wiser and more enlightened that we are not too concerned about the tribe of the man who becomes our President but his his capability..... If Orji Kalu thinks an Ibo has to be the President come 2015 what he and his campaign team should do is to look for an Ibo man whose credibility or acceptability as far Nigeria is concerned is not in doubt and let such a person go for the presidency so that Nigerians can vote for him not because he is an Ibo man but because he has what it takes to give Nigerians a better life.. Votes are not cast for tribes and ethnic groups but for individuals .. There are more than 200 tribes in Nigeria that have not produced a President yet hence i feel Kalu and his campaign team may not realize their goal if campaign is solely built on tribalism...
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- ochekawu1 at 26-10-2012 11:54 PM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: ochekawu1 on 26-10-2012 11:53 PM
I personally have nothing against an Ibo man becoming the president of Nigeria yet i feel that the issue of who becomes the President should be something more than tribe (lism).... Nigerians are becoming  wiser and more enlightened that we are not too concerned about the tribe of the man who becomes our President but his his capability..... If Orji Kalu thinks an Ibo has to be the President come 2015 what he and his campaign team should do is to look for an Ibo man whose credibility or acceptability as far Nigeria is concerned is not in doubt and let such a person go for the presidency so that Nigerians can vote for him not because he is an Ibo man but because he has what it takes to give Nigerians a better life.. Votes are not cast for tribes and ethnic groups but for individuals .. There are more than 200 tribes in Nigeria that have not produced a President yet hence i feel Kalu and his campaign team may not realize their goal if campaign is solely built on tribalism...
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- ochekawu1 at 26-10-2012 11:57 PM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: ochekawu1 on 26-10-2012 11:53 PM
I personally have nothing against an Ibo man becoming the president of Nigeria yet i feel that the issue of who becomes the President should be something more than tribe (lism).... Nigerians are becoming  wiser and more enlightened that we are not too concerned about the tribe of the man who becomes our President but his his capability..... If Orji Kalu thinks an Ibo has to be the President come 2015 what he and his campaign team should do is to look for an Ibo man whose credibility or acceptability as far Nigeria is concerned is not in doubt and let such a person go for the presidency so that Nigerians can vote for him not because he is an Ibo man but because he has what it takes to give Nigerians a better life.. Votes are not cast for tribes and ethnic groups but for individuals .. There are more than 200 tribes in Nigeria that have not produced a President yet hence i feel Kalu and his campaign team may not realize their goal if campaign is solely built on tribalism...
NO OFFENCE PLEASE
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- livinsaint at 27-10-2012 01:50 AM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: jazzy007 on 26-10-2012 11:47 PM
WE ARE THE WISEST IN 9JA AND U ALL KNOW THAT!!!

DOnt be foolish ... u r not the only igbo man here. i think i am too
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- toibeli at 27-10-2012 04:01 AM (11 years ago)
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What did this guy achieve as the governor of Abia State?. Nigeria can't progress
because of corruption, not because of where the president is from.
Posted: at 27-10-2012 04:01 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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