A coalition of Southeast Social groups is soliciting the collaborative efforts of the other five regions in the country to support the zone to produce the next president in 2023.
The organisation which draws its strength from the five southeast states, Abia, Imo, Ebonyi, Enugu and Anambra, insists the region deserves to take a shot at the presidency.
It wants other geopolitical zones to support this mission by endorsing Igbo candidates across party lines, as a mark of solidarity, equity and fairness to the people.
Similarly, five Northern groups have appealed to Ndigbo to boldly come out and save Nigeria from her present predicaments by vying for the 2023 Presidency.
The groups are the Arewa Youth Coalition(AYC), Northern Youths Progressive Forum(NYPF), Northern Youths Initiative(NYI), Arewa Women Consultative Forum(AWCF), United Arewa Change for a Better Nigeria.
The northern groups made their position known in a press statement jointly signed by their spokespersons, Ibrahim Ndanus(AYC), Illyasu Bingham(NYPF), Liman Katsina(NYI), Hajia Bilma Alheri(AWCF) and Dan Musa Mohammed,(Arewa Change).
It called on the Northern extraction to fully back an Igbo candidate to occupy Aso Rock in 2023 and opined that it would address the insecurity in the country, as well as the economic hardships afflicting the people of Nigeria.