The apex Igbo youth body, Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, has called on governors from the South-East zone to show direction to Ndigbo on their stand in the upcoming 2019 general elections in the country.
The group stated that doing so will help the people of the zone to be prepared ahead of the 2019 general elections and also to avoid a situation where they would working at cross purpose.
The National President of OYC, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, made the call in a statement issued to newsmen in Umuahia and made available to Veloxnews on Friday afternoon.
The statement reads, “We applaud Chief Arthur Eze for his fearless stand on President Buhari in the 2019 presidential election during His visit to Governor Ebonyi. We understand that the Governors will declare their stand so that Ndigbo will not be able to be where to pitch our tent.
“We know that Southeast and Ndigbo across 36 states are eagerly and watching keenly the romance and re-aligning within Igbo political actors across party affiliations and political survival as regards to winning elections in the Southeast in 2019.
“We urge our Southeast Governors to take bold steps and declare their stand irrespective of whose interests will be affected among the top presidential candidates, considering too the political survival of Ndigbo.”