The Affiliation of Igbo City Unions, ASETU, on Sunday, disclosed that it was but to make an announcement on the candidate it will assist through the 2023 presidential election.
This was contained in a communique issued after the group’s assembly in Enugu, signed by the Nationwide President, Chief Emeka Diwe.
ASETU mentioned it was intentionally delaying making a categorical assertion on its most well-liked presidential candidate, “to permit Nigerians everywhere in the world to make knowledgeable decisions devoid of tribal or another low-cost issues.”
Whereas expressing satisfaction on the stage of political consciousness Nigerians are displaying in direction of the 2023 Presidential election, the affiliation known as on the voters to not strategy the forthcoming presidential election with tribal sentiments nor primordial curiosity, “however to judge the presidential candidates and certainly all different candidates, from the purpose of antecedence, efficiency, integrity, justice, fairness, track-record and deliverable potential.”
The communique mentioned, “The City Unions thank the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), for adopting the Voters Accreditation System (BVAs).
“The umbrella physique of all Igbo in Nigeria and diaspora, is of the view that if the system is well-managed by INEC, it is going to go a good distance in decreasing rigging, over voting, poll field stuffing and carting away, together with checking different electoral fraud.
“Additionally, Igbo City Unions noticed with appreciation the weird patriotic zeal of Nigeria youths with which they pursue the collective objective of taking again Nigeria from those that have held it captive for a few years.”
The Affiliation urged the Federal Authorities of Nigeria “to show its declare of abiding by the rule of regulation by toeing the trail of honour, launch Mazi Nnamdi Kanu instantly and unconditionally as ordered” by the Enchantment Courtroom of Nigeria, whose judgements are binding on all individuals, establishments and constructions in Nigeria.”
It condemned the Supreme Courtroom choice which the federal authorities has sought on the Mazi Nnamdi Kanu case and maintained that unconditional launch of the IPOB chief would calm rigidity within the South-East and restore relative peace.