The former Minister of Aviation, Fani-Kayode, has revealed that only the Igbo Presidency in 2023 will heal them and Nigeria owes the Igbos an Apology.
Fani-Kayode during a zoom interview disclose this on Friday, June 05.
In the interview Fani-Kayode also stated that referendum should be part of Nigeria’s constitution to allow people decide their future.
“Igbo Presidency in 2023 will heal Igbos the wound of the civil war,” he said.
But giving reasons why it may unfortunately not be possible, Fani-Kayode said that Igbo Presidency in 2023 will be difficult considering the people at the helm of affairs in Nigeria today.
Recalling his discussions with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, when both were prison, Fani-Kayode said that he felt Kanu’s pain on the plight of his people after listening to him.
Fani-Kayode who asked people to watch as his predictions in politics is 8/10 correct on the political situation of Igbos in Nigeria, said that Nigeria, including him owes the Igbos an apology and must do that.
Talking about the ill-treatment given to Igbos in Nigeria before, during and after the war, he said Igbos were forced to exchange any amount they had in banks after the war for just 20 pounds.
He recalled how their properties were looted during the civil war all in the name of abandoned properties. He also mentioned how Igbos were left behind in Nigeria until Olusegun Obasanjo came and gave prominent Igbos like Oby Ezekwesili, Dora Akunyili and Professor Chukwuma Soludo strategic appointments.
He stated that Goodluck Jonathan also continued in that line. He regretted that everything changed in 2015 when Igbos were called 5%.
He revealed that former Lagos State Governor, Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will not get the All Progressive Congress Presidential ticket in 2023.
Speaking on chances of the national leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, clinching the party’s Presidential ticket in 2023, Fani-Kayode said that Tinubu will not get it.
The Cambridge alumnus who shared the video of his interview on his Facebook and Twitter accounts said that the former Lagos State Governor won’t get APC Presidential ticket in 2023.
According to Fani-Kayode, the people that matter in this present government want power to remain in the zone it is now come 2023 and would do everything to achieve that.
Fani-Kayode went ahead to say that even if Tinubu manages to get it, the North will dump him for another candidate from the North who will fly the flag of the opposition party.