A South-East group, Zikist-Buharist Motion has hailed Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi over his defection to the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Umahi lastly dumped his former political platform, the Peoples Democratic Get together, final Thursday.
Reacting by way of a press release made obtainable to DAILY POST on Sunday in Enugu, Rt. Hon. Stanley Ohajiruka, and Barrister Godwin Onwusi, the Chairman and the Secretary, respectively, of the Zikist-Buharist Motion, recommended the governor “for reviving the Zikist North-East alliance, a political alliance which had within the 1st and 2nd Republics stabilised our expensive nation.”
They declared that “For us, Governor Umahi, by putting the curiosity of the South-East area above his private political curiosity, Daniel come to judgment. He has opened the floodgate for Northern-Japanese areas alliance.
“We’re impressed that Governor Umahi jettisoned his PDP’s consolation zone of the previous twenty years the place he was Ebonyi State Chairman, Deputy Governor and now Governor, due to the collective curiosity of the South East. He frowned at the truth that PDP exploited our votes with no commensurate reward system.
“As an example, PDP handled our elder statesman, the founding father of the of the get together, Dr Alex Ekwueme of blessed reminiscence shabbily, deserted federal roads within the South East, made false guarantees over the 2nd Niger bridge, and mischievously equating transient workplaces doled out to our individuals as necessary as infrastructural improvement to an industrious individuals.”
They hailed Umahi “for flying the pragmatic Zikist Eagle Alliance which ruled the first and 2nd Republics of Nigeria. It’s a welcome improvement, particularly when ZBM understands that he’s main the squad of his governor colleagues and different outstanding Igbo leaders to bolster the Zikist North-East alliance.”
Requested whether or not Umahi’s transfer will assure the favored agitation for Nigeria’s president of Igbo extraction, ZBM quipped, “positively, it should improve and activate the traditional Zikist North-East alliance greater than another alchemy. For Governor Umahi is the pilot of gale of defections we expect from the area to APC hovering within the air. Don’t neglect that the Zikist Eagle alliance began throughout the 2019 presidential election, the place for the primary time our nice get together, the APC made 25% threshold in 3 out of 5 states.
“Politics is a recreation of numbers, as we speak Ebonyi has left the leaking umbrella of the PDP to the golden Broom of the APC, tomorrow we expect Abia, Anambra, Enugu and others from the South-South, together with the Huge Fish from the Niger Delta.”
Prodded on who’s the Huge Fish from the Niger Delta, the ZBM famous, “We of the ZBM is not going to bounce the gun, for on the acceptable time our chief President Muhammadu Buhari will temporary the nation.
“All we all know is that he has promised to bequeath a sustainable democracy to Nigerians.
“ZBM is interesting to Nigerian voters to be careful for the renewal of the APC and strengthening of our fledgling democracy. We recognize Governor Umahi and others who’re including to the lacking tonic of the Northern cum Japanese areas alliance.”