By Steve Oko
Gov Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has said that his Ebonyi State counterpart, Dave Umahi’s declaration of interest in the 2023 presidential race was a demonstration of his democratic right.
Okezie who was responding to Gov. Umahi’s declaration said every Nigerian who possesses the requisite qualifications, had right to aspire for any political office of ones choice.
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Gov. Ikpeazu who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Onyebuchi Ememanka, wished Umahi well in his new political ambition.
His words: “Governor Okezie Ikpeazu believes that every Nigerian who is qualified has a right to run for any office in the country, including the Presidency. Governor Umahi has exercised his democratic right.”