Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma has warned against picking presidential candidates come 2023 based on tribal sentiments.
while addressing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, he said candidates should come on a party basis and not as a tribalistic choice as Nigeria practices democracy and not tribal democracy.
“We are practicing partisan democracy, not tribal democracy. So, the emergence of presidential candidates will come on a party-by-party basis, not tribe-by-tribe basis,” Uzodinma said.
This comes at a time when there have been clamours for an Igbo president