Professor Uche Azikiwe, the spouse of the primary President of Nigeria and former Premier of the Jap Area, late Nnamdi Azikiwe, has urged Nigerians to look out for a presidential candidate who has the integrity and functionality to steer the nation.
Azikiwe, in an interview with The PUNCH, stated she was able to assist any of the candidates who would put an finish to insecurity and poverty.
She stated, â€œNigerians ought to look out for somebody who has the integrity and functionality and stamina to steer Nigeria. And I feel that’s what folks see in Obi. It nevertheless is determined by the selection of each particular person. We simply canâ€™t say everybody should vote for Obi. If that you just wonâ€™t vote for Obi and also you see a purpose to not, that’s your alternative.
â€œPersonally, all I need is the very best for Nigeria. Anybody who will cease insecurity, poverty and all kinds of indices that usually make folks keep away from Nigeria, I’m completely in assist of the particular person. Whether it is Obi, let him come and whether it is Atiku, so be it.â€
The Don additionally said her late husband compromised at totally different instances for the sake of Nigeriaâ€™s unity, including that Nigerian leaders ought to take a cue from him.
â€œ My husband compromised for the sake of Nigeriaâ€™s unity. That’s his legacy. Anytime there may be something that may result in an issue, he would surrender, offered the nation is one and there may be peace. For somebody to have fought the British; when it was time to turn into the Prime Minister, he discovered that it was not attainable and that it could result in the disintegration of Nigeria.
â€œThe North stated they weren’t prepared, the West stated, it was a geographical compression. However as a result of he wished that Independence, he stated he wouldnâ€™t thoughts being the ceremonial president. Peace and unity are what have been conserving Nigeria collectively. Our leaders ought to learn to compromise. If what you might be pushing for goes to trigger disunity, then drop it and go for what is going to preserve us collectively.â€