Muslim Igbo Presidential Aspirant Slams APC For Monetizing Politics

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*says South East deserves presidency

By; BUHARI B. BELLO, Jos


Former Campaign Director of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2011 and All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain in Plateau State, Alhaji Usman Iwu has declared his intention to run for the office of the president in the country and redefine the political landscape.
Iwu, a Muslim  from the Eastern part of the country, said it is  now turn of the East  to produce the  next president and called on Nigerians to support his aspiration.
 He explained that the desire to provide changes and to better life of Nigerians, informs his decision to contest for the office in 2023 
According to him, ” Nigeria has a lot of potentials that if properly harnessed, will better the lives of citizens from all the geo-political zones in the country”.
The presidential aspirant however, expressed  displeasure over the monetization of the Nigeria’s politics, particularly in his party, the APC.
The  presidential hopeful said he is committed to the restoration of the country’s value   and ensure compliance with  laws.
He said he accepted the popular call by the people of the country for him to contest for the office of the president and bring the desired çhange.
“President Muhammadu Buhari would have demonstrated  that he loves Nigerians and can encourage popular participation in politics by reducing the cost for the presidential ticket,” he said.
According to him, what this country needs is committed and sincere leadership that can provide the dividends of democracy to all Nigerians, irrespective of religion, regional and political affiliation.
He explained that Nigeria has a lot of resources that can better the life of the average countryman irrespective of religious or political affiliation if properly harnessed.
 He promised to define politics and provide dividends of democracy to Nigerians irrespective of their religious inclination.
He said they misunderstanding currently experienced between the herders and farmers in the country is caused by bad leadership and emphasized the need for understanding and tolerance.
On the agitations by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)  in the Eastern part of the country,  the politician said  some Igbos are not happy with what is currently happening in the Eastern part of the country.

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