- The United Progressive Party (UPP) has declared that the south-east will produce a candidate for 2019 presidential election
- UPP slams the federal government of causing division among Nigerians
The United Progressive Party (UPP) has declared that an Igbo man would become Nigeria's next president.
UPP also accused the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of causing division among Nigerians
Chekwas Okorie, the party national chairman made this known in Awka, Anambra state, during the national convention of the party.
NAIJ.com gathered that Okorie said that APC had defrauded Nigerians by failing Nigerians to fulfil its promises of bringing change.
He said: ''We have been politically defrauded by a political party that canvassed true federalism while it sought for the votes of trusting Nigerians.
''But in a very unscrupulous and unconscionable manner promptly jettisoned its avowed article of faith, and foisted on harmless Nigerian citizens the worst form of nepotism, reductionism, lethargy, cluelessness and retrogression.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the national chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie has expressed optimism that an Igbo man will contest the 2019 presidential election.
Okorie said that would be likely be the case despite the belief of some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-east for the zone to wait till 2023.
Watch this NAIJ.com TV Video of a Nigerian man has lamenting bitterly how he regreted voting for the All Progressives Congress in the last elections: